IBM 1984, pp 1 - 410 plus Index; illustrations, referencesdouble-column text.
Condition: Very Good, slight shelfwear, some small creases to cover corners etc. Bindings are tight, pages clean and unmarked.
Item DescriptionIncludes issues no. 2, on Database/2; includes - Playback - a method for evaluating the usability of software and its documentation; analysis of free-storage algorithms, revisited; overview of three relational data base products IBM Database 2 Overview; the query management facility; TSO attach - a multipurpose communication channel to IBM Database 2; Data recovery in IBM Database 2; performance, design, implementation and tuning; more on DB2; ease of use - a system design challenge; directions in cooperative processing between workstations and hosts; System/370 capability in a desktop computer;
A tight coupling of workstations; Architecture implications in the design of microprocessors; use of images in commercial and office systems; Security considerations for personal computers;
suggested reading; An overview of computer security; The design of the REXX language (by Cowlishaw); an application analyzer; Performance issues in local-area networks; VM/370, Attached processor, and multiprocessor performance study; author index 1975-1984; subject index 1975-1984; contents of volume 23 1984.