Architecture of the IBM System/360

@article{Amdahl1964ArchitectureOT,
  title={Architecture of the IBM System/360},
  author={Gene M. Amdahl and Gerrit A. Blaauw and Frederick P. Brooks},
  journal={IBM J. Res. Dev.},
  year={1964},
  volume={8},
  pages={87-101}
}
The architecture* of the newly announced IBM System/360 features four innovations: 1. An approach to storage which permits and exploits very large capacities, hierarchies of speeds, readonly storage for microprogram control, flexible storage protection, and simple program relocation. 2. An input/output system offering new degrees of concurrent operation, compatible channel operation, data rates approaching 5,000,000 characters/second, integrated design of hardware and software, a new low-cost… 
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