Multics Mainframe Operating Systems Software
Multics was the acronym for "Multiplexed Information and Computing Service" - a mainframe timesharing operating system begun in 1965 and used up until 2000. Although this was the immediate forerunner of the Unix operating system, it was also in
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Multicians.org - Multics was the acronym for "Multiplexed Information and Computing Service" - a mainframe timesharing operating system begun in 1965 and used up until 2000. Although this was the immediate forerunner of the Unix operating system, it was also in
- The Life and Times of the Multics OS - A short essay exploring the possibilities of porting operating systems the multics OS to a modern hardware environment
- Multics Security Evaluation: Vulnerability Analysis - The USAF\\'s analysis into potential weaknesses and strengths of the Multics OS.[PDF]
- Multics Repository - A collection of applications written in PL/1, exec_com mainframe and other multics languagues, plus papers and other documentation mainframe [ftp].
- Mainz Multics - The history and technical details of the DPS8 multics installation at multics the University of Mainz, Germany. Photo multics gallery of Multics hardware multics components.
- Multics Source Repository - Complete Source for MR12.5 contributed by Bull HN operating systems and multics MIT.
- The Creation of the Unix Operating System - The history of the development of Unix at mainframe Bell Labs, operating systems and how Multics was an important mainframe stepping stone.
- Wikipedia - Multics - A brief history and description of this operating system with mainframe links to further reading.
- Introduction to Multics - Providing Multics OS concepts and examples.
- Risks Digest: The End of the Multics Era - Article by Peter G. Neumann on the decommissioning multics of the last Multics system at the Canadian multics Department of National Defence in October 2000.
- Seattle Weekly: Multics and Mr. Rogers - Marking the demise of the Multics OS and multics drawing parallels multics with the PBS show "Mr. Rogers\' multics Neighborhood."
- Multics Home Page - Information on Multics, much of it from the mainframe newsgroup alt.os.multics.
- Honeywell DPS8 - Brief technical information on the DPS8 platform used operating systems to run the Multics OS, plus links.
- Multics Psalm - A humorous prayer well-known to veteran Multicians. Scanned operating systems PNG file.
- Slashdot: The Last Multics System Decommissioned - The announcement of the closure of the last operating systems Multics system and a brief discussion as the operating systems significance of the Operating System.
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