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Introduction to the New Mainframe: z/OS Basics by Andy R. Wilkinson, Henrik Thorsen, Bill Seubert, Paul Newton, Rod Neufeld, Georg Müller, John Kettner, Roberto Yuiti Hiratzuka, Olegario Hernandez, Michael Grossmann, Miriam Gelinski, Luis Martinez Fuentes, Per Fremstad, Myriam Duhamel, Rama Ayyar, Wayne O'Brien, Mike Ebbers, Bill Ogden

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A brief look at IBM mainframe history
This appendix discusses the development of the IBM mainframe from 1964 to the present, as shown in Figure A-1.
Figure A-1 IBM mainframe time line
On April 7, 1964, IBM introduced System/360 (S/360), a family of five increasingly powerful computers that ran the same operating system and could use the same 44 peripheral ...

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