Technology / Computers / Mainframe: Mostly a mainframe is only a mainframe when compared to a desktop computer. It's bigger and much more powerful. Sometimes it's called a server or CPU.


Technology / Computers / Server: This is a mainframe computer that serves the other computers attached to it. MORE


Technology / Computers / Hypertext: This is a mark-up language that allows for non-linear transfers of data. The method allows your computer to provide the computational power rather than attaching to a mainframe and waiting for it to d MORE

Customer Information Control System (CICS)

Technology / Computers / Customer Information Control System (CICS): Customer Information Control System. A general purpose IBM mainframe-based transaction management system. CICS is one of IBM's most widely used database - data communications subsystems. MORE

Virtual Telecommunications Access Method (VTAM)

Technology / Computers / Virtual Telecommunications Access Method (VTAM): The SNA software that runs on IBM mainframes and implements the functions of network control, network management interface, and SNA support for host based application programs. MORE