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Control Data Systems

The Physisch Laboratorium TNO, predecessor of the TNO Physics and Electronics Laboratory (predecessor of the current TNO Defence, Security and Safety location The Hague/Waalsdorp, used various Control Data Corporation (CDC) systems as well as systems of other brands for their main computational efforts during the period 1970 - 1990.
This computer history section contains technical aspects (based upon recollections by operators and system programmers) of these systems as well as on photographs and old documentation.

Note: you can click on most photographs to enlarge them.

System software

Hardware and architecture

Other historical computer information

(with special thanks to Mark Riordan for the basis for some of these CDC hardware and software pages)


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