Cover: NOSY


A Core-Saving Operating System

Published 1965

by Ivan L. Finkle, L. Scantlin


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A description of an operating system called NOSY (for non-system), designed to provide more core storage for the programmer than is available when using the IBM system IBSYS. This is achieved by sacrificing efficiency of input and output and, in the RAND system, at the expense of decoupling two machines and using only one. It should therefore be used only for programs that cannot run under IBSYS because of core storage requirements.

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