Invented on Manchester atlas 1962
It embodied many pioneering features, which we nowtake for granted. These include system features suchas, Timesharing of several concurrent computing andperipheral operations, Multiprogramming, and theOne-Level Store (Virtual Store).
Design features included, High-speed arithmetic,Asynchronous control, interleaved stores, paging,Fixed store (ROM), and autonomous transfer units.
These both required and enabled Softwaredevelopments such as the Supervisor (OperatingSystem), the Compiler-Compiler and High levellanguages.