What is "Mainframe"

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Main­frame com­put­ers (col­lo­qui­al­ly referred to as "big iron") are com­put­ers used pri­mar­i­ly by large or­ga­ni­za­tions for critical ap­pli­ca­tion­s, bulk data pro­cess­ing, such as census, industry and consumer statis­tic­s, en­ter­prise resource plan­ning, and trans­ac­tion pro­cess­ing. Most large-s­cale computer system ar­chi­tec­tures were es­tab­lished in the 1960s, but continue to evolve.

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