Jim Austin Computer Collection
IBM S/390 Generation 5 Parallel
This machine was donated by the Department of Computer Science at the
Note also the collection has a PC 500 System/390 as a sister to this machine.
In 1998 the machine with 10 processors passed the 10,000 MIPS barrier, which made it the fastest Mainframe.
The system represents a major IBM mainframe from the 1990's, which complements the 3084 in the collection which represents the 1980's.
More information can be found at the IBM web site:
Click here for a short history of System 390 from the IBM web site.
As far as I know its a 4 processor machine, made up of;
IBM S/390 Generation 5
Cards in Front rack:
· Gb Ethernet QD9G
· Fast Ethernet QD9K
· CHA QU29 x 2
· CH45 QL50 x 5
· FIBB QU22 x 2
Think pad 600E console.
Cards in rear rack:
· CH4S QL50
· Gb Ethernet
· Gb Ethernet SX QD9G
· Fast EnetQD9K
· UPC QL60
RAMAC virtual Array Storage Model 9393
There is a video on RAMAC here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USJGui9yIuA&feature=player_embedded
· Model T82
· Contains 47 SCSI disks, DGHS.
· 3490E Mod F x 3
· IBM 2074 netinfinity 4500R
The machine leaving
The Machine arriving....
(Mark and Pete)