Microcomputers and mainframes: A marriage of effectiveness

  title={Microcomputers and mainframes: A marriage of effectiveness},
  author={Michael J. D'Amore and Daniel J. Oberst},
  booktitle={SIGUCCS '83},
Section 1 touches on the notion of distributed processing in order to gain a perspective on the roles of mainframe computers, microcomputers and their “marriage” in the general computing environment. It then examines how the marriage is possible and looks at two appropriate uses of the micro/mainframe interface. Section 2 deals with some of the specifics: EDUNET'S involvement with microcomputer as intelligent terminal; some details on file transfer protocols; the efforts of several institutions… Expand