On this day in 1922, Gene Amdahl born
On this day in 1922, Gene Amdahl born
Tuesday, 16 November 2010

IBM System/360 hardware designer Gene Amdahl was born on 16 November 1922.  Amdahl went on from IBM to found his own company Amdahl Computer Corp.

 


 

 

 

Discover Amdahl's story and the landmark machines he helped design for IBM, including the System/360

and for the Amdahl Corporation including the 470V6, the first LSI-based mainframe.

 

Further reading: Gene Amdahl

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