A funeral for the Prisma machine

The PRISMA project was a large-scale research effort in the design and implementation of highly parallel data processing on a 100 node shared-nothing architecture. It was organized as a nationwide Dutch research activity with combined forces from four universities, a governmental research institute, and Philips Research Laboratories. It ran from 1986 until end of 1990 and was manned with thirty persons…
Today we put the PRISMA machine to its final resting place.

Read the papers from the Prisma project.