Atlas Computer, (partial view)

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Date Introduced
1963
Location
Chilton, UK
Keywords
Timesharing operating system; Transistorized; Virtual memory; supercomputer
Object ID
102693357

The Atlas computers were the world’s most powerful in their day and Chilton had the biggest of the three built. Atlas pioneered virtual memory, timesharing, pipelining and many other concepts adopted later by other systems.