Let's Play OS 2200!

I've been delving into OS 2200, the magnificent 36-bit, ones' complement mainframe OS that inherits the legacy of Univac - and runs mission critical workloads for companies around the world today.

It is about thirty different kinds of awesome.

Brought to you by Arcane Sciences. Shoot me an email at sunset[at]arcanesciences.com if you have questions, comments, concerns, or flames, or if you want to hire me for some reason.

Part 1: The Road to Unisys Dorado

In which Sunset delves into OS 2200 headfirst, and explains her mission.

Part 2: Ones' Complement is the Loneliest Representation

In which Sunset describes the Dorado ISA, and the enduring strangeness of Dorado Java.

Part 3: Intelligible Forms

In which we start writing code, and we meet FORMGEN.

Part 4: The Periodic File of Elements

In which we learn about syscalls and storage. Coming soon.

Part 5: Finding Kitten

In which kittens are found. Coming soon.

Part 6: C + PLUS

In which we do cool tricks with UCS and MASM. Coming soon.

Sidenote: The Mainframe Six

In which Sunset elaborates on the other modern mainframes.