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Volume 3, Number 2/3, Page 165 (1964)
SYSTEM/360
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The structure of SYSTEM/360, Part IV: Channel design considerations

by A. Padegs
The organization of the input/output section and the control of input/output operations in SYSTEM/360 are described. Emphasis is on the philosophy of control and on the reasons for choosing the particular logical and physical organization. For each machine feature, the types of tasks requiring the facility are outlined and the significance of the solution is shown.
Related Subjects: Architecture; System Design