IBM 2314 direct access storage facility

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Date
1965
Credit Line
Courtesy of the IBM Corporate Archive
Copyright Owner
© International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Keywords
Mainframes; Magnetic disk; mechanical; Electronics
Object ID
500004510

Eight drives (plus a spare) with removable 29 MB disk packs shared one control unit. Attached to a System/360 computer, it supported applications like online banking, ATMs and just-in-time manufacturing.