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What is a Mainframe?????

Asked by DEBASISH DASH, 19 Jul '07 11:10 pm
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mainframe computers are generally 32-bit machines or on higher side.
Answered by Amrita Rath, 19 Jul '07 11:15 pm

 
  
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central frame I dont understand why people post half cooked Questions? you have enough space to elaborate, even then if U continue so the ans will be like this jaisa tera gana waisa mera bajana
Answered by Brojen Dey, 19 Jul '07 11:14 pm

 
  
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it has many connotations, depends in which context you are using it
Answered by Omega, 19 Jul '07 11:12 pm

 
  
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Its a computer that supports dozens of applications and input/output devices to serve tens of thousands of users simultaneously.
What separates the mainframe from other computers is not just its processing capabilities. A mainframe has redundant features and system health awareness capabilities that enable it to deliver 99.999% availability. Throughout this text, the general term mainframe refers to large computers like those in the IBM System z9 and eServer zSeries processor families....
But with search in rediff and search sites you can find more usable difinations..
Answered by Bhim, 03 Dec '07 04:15 pm

 
  
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In Telephony, a Main Distribution Frame (MDF or Main Frame) is a signal distribution frame for connecting equipment (inside plant) to cables and subscriber carrier equipment (outside plant). The MDF is a termination point within the local Telephone exchange where exchange equipment and terminations of local loops are connected by jumper wires at the MDF. All copper pairs supplying services through user telephone lines are terminated at the MDF and distributed through the MDF to equipment within the local Exchange e.g. repeaters and DSLAM. Cables to intermediate distribution frames terminate at the MDF. Trunk cables may terminate on the same MDF or on a separate Trunk Main Distribution Frame (TMDF).

Like other distribution frames the MDF provides flexibility in assigning facilities, at lower cost and higher capacity than a patch panel.

The most common kind of large MDF is a long steel rack accessible from both sides. On one side, termination blocks are arranged horizontally at the ...more
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 19 Jul '07 11:12 pm

 
  
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Mainframe is not a language !!!!! Its a server computer which is having huge processing power compare to a Intels XEON based server. It has its own OS which works on parallell processing technology using a sysplex of CPUs.

The most reliable IBM Server for business processing.
All the concepts like batch processing, online processing, diiferent type of high end computing funda came from Mainframe only.

The only issue is the cost factor that financial giants have to bear the huge cost for using the mainframes.
Answered by Narayan Roy, 18 Dec '07 05:26 pm

 
  
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MAINFRAME IS THE MOST POPULAR LANGUAGE IN BUSINESS APPLICATION................................................. .........................





IN MAINFRAME ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,WE HAVE TO STUDY
COBOL,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,JCL.................... ............DB2..........................SQL,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,VSAM,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,M VS,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,LSO,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,CICS,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,






IN MAINFRAME .....................THERE IS NO POSSIBILITY OF HACKING,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,EVERYONE WANTS TO SECURE ALL INFORMATIONS................................................ .........................................








MAINFRAME............................................... ...........100% SECURITY ..................................






,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,BRIGHT FUTURE,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,







,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,GROWTH IN MULTIPLICATION.........NOT IN ADDITION.. ...more
Answered by Manish Singh, 22 Aug '07 04:18 pm

 
  
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