operating system/360

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Operating System/360 definition

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(OS/360) An operating system developed by IBM for their System/360 computer (announced in 1964).
After this experience, Frederick P. Brooks wrote his famous book, The Mythical Man-Month, giving OS/360 as an example of the second-system effect.
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