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.

Electronic versions of papers

It appears that too few readers were printed for this course. An estimate was made based on the number of registrations (inschrijvingen). Apparently too few students bothered to register. Please let me emphasize here that registration for courses is important, because it allows for better planning and reduced costs, which is in your interest as well I presume.
We will ask for a supplementary batch to be printed, but that may take a while. To overcome this period, we have put electronic versions of the first few papers in the Archive. We also made links in the Roster to these papers.

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