Friday, 15 April 2011

Advantages and Disadvantages of Mainframe

Advantages of Mainframe :
  1. Huge Memory.
  2. High speed compared to volume of data.
  3. High security : No virus attack so far reported in last 50-60 years.
  4. Superb Virtualization.
  5. Huge Data processing.
Disadvantages of Mainframe :
  1. Cost of hardware : Normal persons can't afford to have their own mainframe.
  2. Special Operating Systems/ Software (more cost here too).
  3. Intense Human attention required.
  4. Intense Space Occupied.
  5. More Resource consumption.

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