super minicomputer

super minicomputer

(computer)
Any minicomputer distinguished by having intelligent peripherals or multiple processors. The DEC PDP-8 was a minicomputer, the PDP-11 could be a minicomputer or a super minicomputer depending upon the sub-model.
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We based our product on a super minicomputer, the 6200 series.
Bulkeley, "Faster Cheaper Machines Seen Edging into Growing Super Minicomputer Field,' The Wall Street Journal, June 23, 1955, p.
AT&T has also added two members to its 3B family of computers, the 3B 2/400 super microcomputer for up to 25 simultaneous users, and the 3B 15, a super minicomputer that supports up to 60 simultaneous users.
The Air Force order includes an extensive network of the new systems, together with CCI's Power 6/32 32-bit super minicomputers, OfficePower and other applications software and more than 200 CCI personal computers.
These include high-end personal computers, low-end technical workstations, minicomputers and super minicomputers. Also on the horizon is a proliferation of RISC architecture-based workstations.
Super minicomputers fall in the highest performance category on the list and offer powerful multiuser environments and advanced resource sharing.