Artifact Details

Title

The Cray-1 computer system

Catalog Number

102638650

Type

Text

Date

1977

Publisher

Cray Research, Inc. (CRI)

Place of Publication

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

other number 2240008 B

Extent

12 p.

Dimensions

11 x 8 1/2

Copyright Holder

Cray Research, Inc. (CRI)

Description

This is a four color brochure for the Cray-1 computer system. The first page has a diagram of the basic computer system. Subsections include configuration; input/output; memory. The following page has a color photograph of the Cray-1 with photographs of components. The following page has a chart of the facts and figure for the CPU, floating point computation rates, memory, and physical characteristics. The following section is about computation. Subsections include data structure; instruction set; addressing; instruction buffers; operating registers; supporting registers; functional units; memory field protection; exchange mechanism; clock period counter; and programmable real-time clock. In this section there are diagrams of the data formats, computation section, and instruction formats. The following section is software. Subsections include the operating system; FORTRAN compiler; assembler; source program maintenance; front end systems; and application programs. Included in this section is a diagram of the data flow through system. The following section is architecture. Subsections include construction; appearance; and cooling. Following are the sections Maintenance Control Unit (MCU); external interface; system mass storage; and maintenance services. Included in this section is a chart of the characteristics of DD-19 disk storage unit. Following is the Cray-1 instruction set. Following is a blue tinted photograph of the Cray-1 computer.

Category

Promotional Material

Subject

promotional materials; Cray Research, Inc. (CRI); Software; Military/Aerospace applications; Digital computer: supercomputer; Cray-1; Scientific applications

Credit

Gift of Daniel Karpen

Lot Number

X2599.2004