OS/360 ⇝

Operating System/360

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(OS/360) An operating system developed by IBM for their System/360 computer (announced in 1964).

After this experience, Frederick P. Brooks wrote his famous book, The Mythical Man-Month, giving OS/360 as an example of the second-system effect.

[Features? Relatonship to DOS/360?]

Last updated: 2001-03-23

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