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Automatic Data Handling

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035177D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Lebrecht, LA [+details]

Abstract

Data transfers between storage and the control unit of a data processing system are normally controlled by microcode. Such transfers can be handled automatically in hardware on a buffer chip, resulting in enhanced performance, as described in the following.