cluster controller


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cluster controller

[′kləs·tər kən‚trōl·ər]
(computer science)
A control unit to which several peripheral devices are assigned.

cluster controller

A control unit that manages several peripheral devices, such as terminals or disk drives.


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Thus, broker destinations computed by a cluster controller are valid only within that cluster and are cleared prior to routing the event to another cluster.
The 3276 small cluster controller is built into the same cabinet as a 3278 terminal.
Even if the PC could emulate the 3274 cluster controller, running the software would put a large overhead burden on the microprocessor, possibly more than it can handle.
There are two points in the SNA network where a substitute processor can emulate an older product without the need to modify the central-site hardware or software--at the FEP and at the cluster controller.
MSTI has made the extra effort to make sure MPI/Pro and Cluster CoNTroller are ready for a production quality environment.
Products supporting DEC OSF/1 will include the Xem family, the C/X and the EPC/X cluster controller systems; and the AccelePort.
In addition to the ChanlComm front-end product line, KG Data Systems manufactures data center equipment that increases the port capacity of IBM cluster controllers.
The hub chassis supports local area and wide area switches, bridges, routers, terminal servers, cluster controllers and other technologies that can be utilized to build and configure a wide array of network designs.
Products featured: economical 200-460Kbps asynchronous, I/O-mapped multi-port adapters and cluster controllers for PCI, ISA, EISA, and MicroChannel (ValuePort, IntelliPort II, IntelliCluster); high-performance, expandable Ethernet Asynchronous Communications Servers for remote LAN connections and INTERNET access (IntelliServer).
120 standard rate adaption allowing existing equipment, such as SNA terminals, cluster controllers and asynchronous equipment to run over a 56k line.
For example, Rumba VBXs from Wall Data emulate IBM cluster controllers in CICS-based mainframe environments.
Each port processor is capable of handling multiple IBM cluster controllers at a branch location.