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What is a main frame? How is it different from a PC? Discuss

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What is a main frame? How is it different from a PC? Discuss.

Ans. Mainframes are powerful computers used mainly by large organizations for critical applications. Mainframe is an industry term for a large computer. The name comes from the way the machine is build up: all units (processing, communication etc.) were hung into a frame. Thus the maincomputer is build into a frame, therefore: Mainframe.

Difference between Mainframe and PC

  • Mainframe is Powerfull than PC
  • Mainframe is more Costly than PC
  • Mainframe needs high maintainance than PC
  • Addition of new component is not easy in mainframe

 

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