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IBM 3090 Engineering/Scientific Performance Disclosure Number: IPCOM000148791D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2007-Mar-30
Document File: 72 page(s) / 3M

Publishing Venue

Software Patent Institute

Related People

Bratten, C.: AUTHOR [+5]


Washington Systems Center Gaithersburg, MD Technical Bulletin IBM 3090 Engineeringlscientific

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Washington Systems Center Gaithersburg, MD Technical Bulletin

         IBM 3090 Engineeringlscientific


C. Bratten
R. Clark
P. Dorn
R. Grant

G G66-0245 June, 1986

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The information contained in this document has not been submitted to any formal IBM test and is distributed on an "as is" basis without any warranty either expressed or implied. The use of this information or the implementation of any of these techniques is a customer responsibility and depends on the customer's ability to evaluate and integrate them into the customer's operational environ- ment. While each item may have been reviewed by IBM for accuracy in a specific situation, there is no guarantee that the same or similar results will be obtained elsewhere. Customers attempting to adapt these techniques to their own environ- ments do so at their own risk.

Performance data contained in this document was determined in a controlled envi- ronment; and therefore, the results which may be obtained in other operating envi- ronments may vary significantly. Users of this document should verify the applicable data for their specific environment.

In this document, any references made to an IBM licensed program are not intended to state or imply that only IBM's licensed program may be used; any func- tionally equivalent program may be used instead.

It is possible that this material may contain reference to, or information about, IBM products (machines and programs), programming, or services that are not announced in your country. Such references or information must not be construed to mean that IBM intends to announce such IBM products, programming, or ser- vices in your country.

Publications are not stocked at the address given below; requests for IBM publica- tions should be made to your IBM representative or to the IBM branch office serving your locality.

A form for reader's comments is provided at the back of this publication. If the form has been removed, comments may be addressed to: Washington Systems Center, 18100 Frederick Pike, Gaithersburg, MD 20879.

IBM may use or distribute any of the information you supply in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation whatever. You may, of course, continue to use the information you supply.

O Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 1986

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This Technical Bulletin contains the results of numerous measurements of the IBM 3090 executing jobs with high floating point content (i.e., "Engineering/ScientificY' jabs). These measurements were made using MVS/SP Version 2 (MVSIXA) and VM/SP HPO 4.2. These measurements are in "Part Two. 3090 Performance Results" on page 19.

"Part One. Measuring 3090 Performance" discusses the factors affecting En...