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Burroughs B1700 Systems Reference Manual

Burroughs B1700 Systems Reference Manual

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Published by Burroughs Corporation in Detroit, USA .
Written in English


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Then a new model of object and computation on objects is introduced to establish the foundation. Indeed, it is quite elegant. This approach is to totally integrate both hardware and software through a policy of cross-training the design specialists. It is interesting to note that this machine too was designed or perhaps re-designed, see [Pos8l] with high level languages in mind, in this case languages like Ada, if not Ada specifically [Rat8l], [Pol82].

Documents describing the B were available as early as February [Bur6l], but Hayes Hay78] says that first delivery was in In the last 12 months, there has been a softening in prices on eBay, so the values estimated may be slightly higher than can be obtained through auction sales. Google Scholar [Date 81] Date, C. This was used as a form of hexadecimal arithmetic within the MCP and also by some application programmers. This is backwards from manual right-to-left methods and more complicated, but it allowed all result writing to be suppressed in overflow cases. The MCP is the controlling traffic director of the entire system.

An instruction such as this would be extremely useful when designing multiple microprocessor systems. Google Scholar [Bobrow 76] Bobrow, D. Google Scholar [Myers 80] Myers, G. A "comptometer operator" was considered to be a highly-skilled and relatively highly-paid member of the office staff, who could achieve a productivity of up to around 25, key depressions per hour.


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This time the most significant change was the addition of telephone interface equipment. The exact dates are not clear. Copyright Cby Alastair J. This first cycle was decoded by FPLAs using 16 inputs just the perfect size for a bit instruction word and 48 min-terms.

Finally, issues in the design and implementation of an object oriented architecture which directly reflects this model is described.

There may yet be some minor OCR errors in the text.

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This statement compiled into a single byte instruction with 3 memory operands. Later versions discontinued this and instead supported two new opcodes binary to decimal and decimal to binary to support addressing the hard drives available after Burroughs's acquisition of Memorex.

Google Scholar [Liskov 79] Burroughs B1700 Systems Reference Manual book, B. This is a security feature of the MCP; only designated compilers can create executable code files, and only the MCP can designate a program as a compiler via a console command.

Either one or two CPUs. Inthe hardware configuration was expanded. Google Scholar [England 72] England, D. To be efficient it must be cognizant of the resources available and the resources needed by each job, and be able to allocate and deallocate resources to the job stream as quickly as possible.

For example, the only difference between a 'real' and an 'integer' is that an integer has an empty exponent part. Google Scholar [Hewitt 77] Hewitt, C. Wait a minute for it to soak in and then use the toothbrush to scrub each keytop.

This caused some remote users to sit idle for extended periods of time before their jobs were initiated; however, once the job was initiated, the response time was usually satisfactory, psychologically, this left something to be desired.

E, Soltis, F. It included virtual memory -- perhaps the first commercial computer to do so -- as well as support for multiprogramming and multiprocessing.

As the original text file is on a ' 9-track tape that I can no longer easily read, this copy was scanned and OCR'd. A very readable discussion was prepared by W. These people are then merged into a single system design team.

The Multi-Line was capable of driving multiple Machines prior to the B had no cache memory. Data Structure Support.

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Burroughs designed other types of business machines including the Burroughs Typewriter —custom U. Since the hardware also provides easy access to different bit fields within the words via a unit known as the "mask-and-steering logic"lists can be easily implemented and managed.

Burroughs, or the adding machines he invented, please feel free to write me Michael Hancock at - adders ix. Google Scholar [Rattner 80] Rattner, J. Subsequent to the B announcement, some new Burroughs publications and several revisions to older manuals used the term B in their titles.

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