What is mainframe?

  • (noun): A large digital computer serving 100-400 users and occupying a special air-conditioned room.
    Synonyms: mainframe computer
    See also — Additional definitions below

Mainframe

Mainframe may refer to either of the following:

Read more about Mainframe.

Some articles on mainframe:

Cloud Clients - History - The 1950s
... The underlying concept of cloud computing dates back to the 1950s, when large-scale mainframe computers became available in academia and corporations, accessible ... To make more efficient use of costly mainframes, a practice evolved that allowed multiple users to share both the physical access to the computer from ... This eliminated periods of inactivity on the mainframe and allowed for a greater return on the investment ...
List Of Re Boot Characters - Main Characters - Mouse
... She had been hired by the Guardians to discover if there was a Web Creature in Mainframe during the subsequent Web War and then the Viral Wars, Mouse's hacking skills ... is allowed to upgrade her icon (and AndrAIa's as well) to a full Mainframe icon which, among other things, created a backup of her that allowed her to be restored along with the native Mainframers after the ...
Mainframe
... Mainframe may refer to either of the following Mainframe computer, large and powerful data processing systems Mainframe Entertainment, a Canadian computer animation and design company ... Joe universe A character from the game Gunman Chronicles Mainframe is the city in which the CGI cartoon ReBoot takes place ...

More definitions of "mainframe":