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===KRONOS===
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*'''Name:''' CDC KRONOS-kun
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*'''aka:''' KRONOS
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*'''Clan:''' CDC
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*'''Debut:''' 1970's
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*'''Died:''' unknown
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*'''Height:''' ??? cm
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*'''Weight:''' ??kg
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*'''Eye Color:''' Blue
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*'''Hair:''' Blond
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*'''Quick Facts:'''
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**-Direct son of MACE-kun, but were mostly opposite personality-wise.
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**-More modest and tried to keep the peace amongst the others. SCOPE-sama considered him her second in command.
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**-Extremely time conscious, didn't put up with tardiness.
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**-Was a shrewd businessmen, who was quite popular with the customers, and who managed to secure his position within the family.
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**-Wore glasses, a top hat and three-piece suit. Always had a watch with him.
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===ORACLE===
 
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===ORDVAC===
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*'''Name:''' ORDVAC-san
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*'''aka:'''
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*'''Clan:''' IAS
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*'''Debut:''' 1952
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*'''Died:''' 1968
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*'''Height:''' 158 cm (5'2")
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*'''Weight:''' ??kg
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*'''Eye Color:''' Light blue
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*'''Hair:''' Light orange
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*'''Quick Facts:'''
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**-Twin sister of ILLIAC-senpai, grew up with her and often talked via phone.
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**-Missed her family more then ILLIAC seems to.
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**-Clumsy and accident prone, but fast.
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**-Retained more of the dedicated, hard working, and cheerful personality of ILLIAC.
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**-Liked to pitch in and help her staff any way she can.
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**-Another one of the IAS Family who liked things that go boom.
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**-Was at least as good a mathematician as MANIAC-san.
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**-Spelled in her own "unique" way. (hexadecimal represented in odd manners)
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**-Was an excellent aviation & missile engineer. Was also technically in the Army, but didn't really seem to be.
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**-Strongly resembled her twin sister, but often seen with bandages or a cast, had a lighter hair color, and usually wore an army helmet.
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**Had her life extended in late 1950's, but died in 1968. (ORDVAC was rebuilt in the late 1950's, and was decommissioned in 1968 after being replaced)
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===Oregon State Open Shop OS===
 
===Oregon State Open Shop OS===

Latest revision as of 07:33, 11 July 2019

This article is a work in-progress.


Deceased OS-tans

AMIX

  • Name: AMIX-tan
  • aka: Amiga Unix
  • Debut: 1990
  • Died: 1994
  • Height: 175 cm (5'9")
  • Weight: ?? kg
  • Eye color: Blue
  • Hair: Reddish-brown
  • Quick Facts:
    • -Had a prim, analytical, and very strict personality. Was regarded as difficult to work with, and could be unforgiving.
    • -From the Unix SysV lineage, was a stepsister to Amiga-tan and the Commodore-tans.
    • -Was Amiga-tan's mentor. Wanted to be her friend, but also felt some resentment towards her as they inadvertently became each other's competitors.
    • -Had a short-lived success as a college professor.
    • -A sorceress who knew a lot of unique spells (AMIX had several unique Unix commands).
    • -Wore a military uniform with a cape. Her outfit was grey with red, white and blue accents.
    • -Carried a magic wand decorated with a small globe, and a pair of red and blue ribbons.
    • -Forced to retire in 1993 when her company support was dropped.
    • -An early supporter of open sourcery, although she couldn't entirely commit to it (components of AMIX were open source, but weren't free software because of proprietary licensing for the entire OS).
    • -Her support for open sourcery caused her to be shunned by most of the Unix Family. She looked for students to mentor who could fully commit to open sourcery before she died.
    • -Died in 1994, and quickly after Commodore's bankruptcy.

Apple I

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  • Name: Apple I-tan
  • aka: "Apple-1", "Apple 1-okaasama"
  • Debut: 4/1/1976
  • Height: 150 cm (4'11")
  • Weight: ?? kg
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Hair: Brown
  • Quick Facts:
    • -The de-facto mother figure of the whole Apple Family and its branches.
    • -A young hippie woman with a penchant for crafts, especially woodworking.
    • -Wore a patchy red+orange dress with a white sash, wooden jewelry and wooden shoes.
    • -Had a sweet, maternal and optimistic disposition, though was also somewhat of a prankster in her youth.
    • -Wanted to spend quality time with all of her daughters, although her health began to decline in '78.
    • -Lived to see Apple II, Apple III and Lisa, but died shortly after Mac System 1 was born. (development on the Mac started in late '79)
    • -Spent most of her time with Apple II to teach her the things that will ensure a better future for her and her sisters.
    • -Was last seen by Lisa in her final moments, and apologized to her for not being able to spend much time with her before passing away.
    • -Her body is preserved and kept in a mausoleum whose location and existence is only known to Lisa.
    • -Was childhood friends with Altair.

ARX

  • Data Pending

AVIDAC

  • Data Pending

BESK

  • Data Pending

BESYS

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  • Name: BESYS-tan
  • aka: Bell Operating System
  • Debut: 1957
  • Died: 1969
  • Height: 166 cm (~5'5.5")
  • Weight: ?? kg
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair: Dark blue
  • Quick Facts:
    • -Daughter of GMOS-tan, half-sister to UMES-tan and IBSYS-tan.
    • -Had many jobs.
    • -Loved to sing, might have been the OS for the Daisy Bell computer.
    • -Her claim was disputed with IBSYS-tan.
    • -Was hard to get along with. (no technical support)
    • -Influenced Multics' creation, and was her first tutor.
    • -Was resentful towards Multics and over having to be her tutor, since part of her life force had to be sacrificed in Multics' creation.
    • -Wore jewelry with bells in them, and dressed with floral accessories.
    • -Had long blue hair tied in a bun, decorated with a green ribbon.


BOS/360

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  • Name: BOS/360-tan
  • aka: "Basic Operating System/360"
  • Clan: IBM (System/360 branch)
  • Debut: 1965
  • Died: unknown
  • Height: 146 cm (~4'9.5")
  • Weight: 36 kg (80 lb)
  • Eye Color: Grey
  • Hair: Dark grey
  • Quick Facts:
    • -First OS for the System/360, and the oldest of the System/360 OS-tans.
    • -A bit awkward with her family, had an obsession with punch cards.
    • -Tended to be fatalistic, knowing that she was born already obsolete, to be quickly superseded by DOS/360.
    • -Was borderline suicidal.
    • -Mentor to DOS/360, not really fond of OS/360 but tolerated her.
    • -Judged unfit for active duty, being physically weak, instead primarily worked in operations.
    • -Was nevertheless proud of being an IBM-tan.
    • -Physically thin, wore a hat and coat over her punch card-patterned gown.

BTSS

  • Data Pending

BUIC

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  • Name: BUIC-san
  • aka: Backup Interceptor, "Becca"
  • Debut: 1971
  • Died: 1983
  • Height: 155 cm (5'1")
  • Weight: 47 kg (105 lb)
  • Eye Color: Blue w/ gold highlights
  • Hair: Red
  • Quick Facts:
    • -SAGE's daughter.
    • -A fill-in for SAGE, she was prevented from being with her mother for reasons of operational security.
    • -The two had a loving relationship otherwise and often corresponded by letter.
    • -As spirited as her mum but rather unmotivated.
    • -Not as formal as SAGE, and quicker to show displays of emotion.
    • -Prone to boredom.
    • -Spent her extensive free time tinkering with spare equipment.
    • -Had swift reflexes and a keen sense of observation.
    • -Small, thin, typically dresses in plain Air Force fatigues, has short hair and wears metal barrettes.
    • -Died in 1983.

CAOS

  • Data Pending

CDC MASTER

  • Data Pending

Cray Time Sharing System (CrTSS)

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  • Name: Cray Time Sharing System-tan
  • aka: "CrTSS"
  • Debut: 1976
  • Died: late 1980's
  • Height: ??? cm
  • Weight: ?? kg
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair: Light blue
  • Quick Facts:
    • -Indirect descendent of the IAS physicists.
    • -Actually isn't insane, also didn't do much work on nuclear weapons.
    • -Tends to be quiet and hard working, also rather reclusive and rarely left the labs in which she worked.
    • -Did extensive work for the Department of Energy, was highly thought of by her coworkers for her reliability.
    • -Embarrassed by her shortcomings (design flaws prevented her from fully utilizing the Cray-1).
    • -Received 'preferential treatment' from Cray-1, which only made her feel worse, because she didn't feel worthy of it.
    • -Despite that she spent a lot of time with Cray-1, with the supercomputer being practically her only contact with the outside OS world.
    • -Traveled extensively for work, though her home was at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory with her family.
    • -Elder sister of NLTSS-tan, often confused for one another for cosmetic reasons.
    • -Daughter of LTSS-san, never realized how much her mother hated Cray-1.

CSIRAC

  • Data Pending

CTOS

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  • Name: Convergent Technologies OS-tan
  • aka: "CTOS", "BTOS", "STARSYS"
  • Debut: late 70's/early 80's
  • Died: unknown
  • Height: 167 cm (~5'6")
  • Weight: 58 kg (128 lb)
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Hair: Blonde
  • Quick Facts:
    • -Worked for several government and military organizations, most notably the Coast Guard.
    • -Native of Convergent Technologies, but also an honourary Bull-tan (that's GECOS-tan's current corporation, was one of Multics-sama's) and Burroughs-tan.
    • -Friendly with Windows NT-tan (CTOS workstations also supported WNT).
    • -Loved rats, and kept some as pets.
    • -Supposedly the third most used workstation OS in the 1980s.
    • -Physically a young woman wearing boxy haircut/dress style.
    • -Liked to dress in military-style uniforms.
    • -Is deceased, but maintains a rather strong following.

CTSS

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  • Name: CTSS-san
  • aka: "Compatible Timesharing System", "Tess"
  • Clan: MIT
  • Debut: 1961
  • Died: 1973
  • Height: 168 cm (5'6")
  • Weight: 56 kg (123 lb)
  • Eye Color: Red-brown
  • Hair: Dark red
  • Quick Facts:
    • -Served as a teacher and trained several young OS-tans during her life at MIT.
    • -The adoptive mother of Multics-sama, CTSS-tan is typically considered the ultimate ancestor of Unix.
    • -Felt her greatest accomplishment in life was caring for the young (and sickly) Multics, and seeing to it that she reached adulthood.
    • -Also proud of her tutelage of ITS-tan and CP/CMS-tan.
    • -Considerably less grandiloquent than her daughter, CTSS is sometimes mistaken to be a simple or dull personality-- something compounded by her emotionless demeanor.
    • -Was distant toward most people and OS-tans, at least those who aren't close friends or her student.
    • -A sinophile, she enjoys dressing in Chinese-inspired clothing and partaking in Chinese cultural activities.
    • -A daughter of Whirlwind-hime and sister of SAGE and PDP-1.
    • -Died young, in the year 1973, on the same day as Whirlwind.

CYCLONE

  • Data Pending

DOS-11

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  • Name: DOS/Batch 11-tan
  • aka: DOS-11
  • Clan: DEC, PDP-11 line
  • Debut: 1970
  • Died: circa 1974
  • Height: 150 cm (4'11")
  • Weight: 47 kg (104 lb)
  • Eye Color: Light green
  • Hair: Silver
  • Quick Facts:
    • -Borderline psychotic. Notoriously temperamental and unpredictable, even toward her friends and users.
    • -PDP-11-tan's eldest daughter, and was often the caregiver to her younger sisters since PDP-11-tan was often away.
    • -Wielded a butcher knife and established the DEC-tan tradition of bladed weaponry.
    • -Particularly enjoyed messing with Unix-sama, with whom she had a rivalry.
    • -Clashed a lot with her younger sister RT-11-tan, who she felt stole her userbase.
    • -A bit weak and sickly, but did not allow her handicaps to get in her way.
    • -Physically a short girl in her mid or late teens, with short silver hair, glasses and a red and white schoolgirl-like uniform



EDVAC

  • Data Pending

EMAG III

  • Data Pending

ENIAC

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  • Name: ENIAC-sama
  • aka: Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer
  • Debut: ~1943-1945
  • Died: 1955
  • Height: 170 cm (5'7")
  • Weight: 59 kg (130 lb)
  • Eye Color: Grey
  • Hair: Black
  • Quick Facts:
    • -A mathematician, employed to do work too difficult for human beings.
    • -Worked for the US Army during WWII.
    • -Suffered from anterograde amnesia.
    • -Chronically sickly and mentally unstable, she needed an entire staff to tend to her upkeep.
    • -Had an entirely female entourage.
    • -Loved baubles and adorns herself with gaudy jewelry.
    • -Obsessed with counting things, she's worked out a system of keeping track of her counts using rings on her fingers.
    • -Used decimal, not binary as later generations of computers would.
    • -Biologically one-of-a-kind, she exerted a great deal of influence upon later computers-tans but left no actual descendants.
    • -Considered EDVAC her heir.
    • -Rivalrous toward Atanasoff-Berry Computer and Z3-tan.
    • -Mice had been known to next in her ridiculously complex outfits.
    • -Died from a lightning strike in 1955.
    • -Dressed in solid black Greco-Roman-looking outfits decorated with jewels, keeps her hair tied into braids and veiled, wears delicate flip-flop type shoes.

GEORGE

  • Data Pending

GMOS

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  • Name: General Motors Operating System
  • aka: GM-NAA I/0
  • Debut: 1955
  • Died: mid-1960's
  • Height: 167 cm (~5'6")
  • Weight: ?? kg
  • Eye Color: Light blue
  • Hair: Light brown
  • Quick Facts:
    • -Older sisters were ASCC/Harvard Mark I and SSEC, but they died before she could meet them.
    • -Matriarch of all later IBM-tans.
    • -Mother of UMES, IBSYS and BESYS.
    • -Was a queen-like figure and revered as such.
    • -Had an array of assembly line workers.
    • -First OS created. Considered very unusual -or even freaky- by her hardware-based contemporaries.
    • -Still revered by the IBM-tans, though they don't know much, if anything about her.
    • -Dressed in a mix of Elizabethan and Victorian fashions, in the GM colors.
    • -Wore a tiara.

Harvard Mark I

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  • Name: Harvard Mark I-sama
  • aka: IBM ASCC (Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator)
  • Clan: IBM (defected)
  • Debut: 1944
  • Died: circa 1950's
  • Height: 165 cm (5'5")
  • Weight: 52 kg (116 lb)
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Hair: Brown
  • Quick Facts:
    • -Born in the Old IBM Society but sent to Harvard University in her youth.
    • -Had largely forgotten her short time spent at IBM.
    • -Rejected her birth-name of ASCC for the title "Mark I“, along with all ties to the IBM culture.
    • -Surprisingly psychologically-stable for a mainframe-tan of her time.
    • -Felt lonely as the only computer-tan in her town, something that lessened when she discovered and befriended Whirlwind.
    • -Intelligent and learned but perhaps a bit out-of-touch with the real world.
    • -Outwardly meek and withdrawn, but warms up with familiarity.
    • -A WAVES ensign, her skills were put to use by the US Navy.
    • -Mother of Harvard Mark II, III and IV.
    • -Suffered from empty-nest syndrome when her two eldest children were removed from her care and stationed in Virginia.
    • -Somewhat rivalrous with her cousin IBM SSEC.
    • -Died at an unknown date, interred at Harvard.
    • -Wore Byzantine-style attire. Believed herself above wearing a standard Navy uniform; tied her hair in two buns.

Harvard Mark II

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  • Name: Harvard Mark II-san
  • aka:
  • Debut: 1947
  • Died: unknown
  • Height: 163 cm (5'4")
  • Weight: ??kg
  • Eye Color: Gold
  • Hair: Brown
  • Quick Facts:
    • -A sailor, navigator and mathematician.
    • -Was adventurous, has worked for the navy.
    • -Also did mechanical work, known to be highly prepared for anything. (built-in hardware for several functions)
    • -Carried a tool box or tool belt at all times.
    • -Followed the family's traditions and philosophies (the Harvard Architecture), but also worked under her own set of strange and strict rules.
    • -Her rules weren't as efficient and easily worries about the smaller details, but got the job done.
    • -Usually wore her hair in pigtails, and wore an antiquated sailor-type uniform with poofy sleeves and pants.
    • -Wore a black and gray polka-dotted vest.

Harvard Mark III

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  • Name: Harvard Mark III-tan
  • aka: ADEC
  • Debut: 1949
  • Died: unknown
  • Height: 169 cm (~5'6.5")
  • Weight: ?? kg
  • Eye Color:Gold
  • Hair: Brown
  • Quick Facts:
    • -Was the fastest computer for her time.
    • -Was outpaced, and lamented her fall from that status.
    • -Cheered up though with the help of her family.
    • -Friendly, cheerful, scatterbrained and has a passion for playing the drums.
    • -Was a naval captain, but dressed in Continental Army uniforms and wore her hair in large hair curlers.
    • -Could process great amounts of information at once, yet turning a page in a book was mentally taxing to her.

Harvard Mark IV

  • Data Pending

IBM SSEC

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  • Name: IBM SSEC
  • aka: Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator, "Poppa"
  • Clan: IBM
  • Debut: 1948
  • Died: 1952
  • Height: 163 cm (5'4")
  • Weight: 51 kg (113 lb)
  • Eye Color: Gold
  • Hair: Red
  • Quick Facts:
    • -A skilled astronomer.
    • -Considered the most beautiful -tan of her era.
    • -Kept "on display" at IBM HQ in New York City, a living testament to her company's technological might.
    • -Unlike most OS-tans of that time, she relished public attention and being in the limelight.
    • -Didn't let anyone forget that she knows Thomas Watson Sr. personally.
    • -Arguably more knowledgeable than her cousin, Harvard Mark I.
    • -Was locked in a quiet conflict with her cousin (Harvard Mark I), whom she bragged about having superiority over.
    • -Died 1952; she lived a short life, even by 1940s-50s standards.
    • -Dresses in ornate Roman-style outfits.

IBSYS

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  • Name:IBSYS-tan
  • aka: SHARE
  • Debut: 1959 (as SHARE OS)
  • Died: mid 1980's
  • Height: 168 cm (5'6")
  • Weight: ??kg
  • Eye Color: Light blue
  • Hair: Grey
  • Quick Facts:
    • -Quiet and reserved.
    • -UMES-tan's sister, both were direct descendants of GMOS-sama.
    • -A rocket scientist.
    • -Obsessed with sorting and filing things.
    • -Liked to perform card tricks.
    • -Dressed conservatively, and wore high-collared dresses.
    • -Dressed mainly in dark green and grey- the IBM 7094 colors.
    • -Died with the shut down of the last IBM 7090. Her last job was in the military.

Kenbak-1

  • Data Pending

KRONOS

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  • Name: CDC KRONOS-kun
  • aka: KRONOS
  • Clan: CDC
  • Debut: 1970's
  • Died: unknown
  • Height: ??? cm
  • Weight: ??kg
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair: Blond
  • Quick Facts:
    • -Direct son of MACE-kun, but were mostly opposite personality-wise.
    • -More modest and tried to keep the peace amongst the others. SCOPE-sama considered him her second in command.
    • -Extremely time conscious, didn't put up with tardiness.
    • -Was a shrewd businessmen, who was quite popular with the customers, and who managed to secure his position within the family.
    • -Wore glasses, a top hat and three-piece suit. Always had a watch with him.

Manchester Mark I

  • Data Pending

MANIAC

  • Data Pending

MISTIC

  • Data Pending

MONECS

  • Data Pending

MUSASINO-1

  • Data Pending

MTS

  • Data Pending

MSOS

  • aka: "Mass Storage Operating System"

Network Livermore Time Sharing System

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  • Name: Network Livermore Time Sharing System-tan
  • aka: NLTSS
  • Debut: 1979
  • Died: 1994
  • Height: ???cm
  • Weight: ??kg
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair: Brown
  • Quick Facts:
    • -Younger sister of CrTSS-tan.
    • -Direct successor to her mother (CrTSS and LTSS), eventually attempted to usurp her sister.
    • -Was the one that really holds her family together; also sees Cray-1 as an interloper.
    • -Talked a lot (For both, was the first LLNL OS that could actually communicate well), and tries to get them her mother and sister to socialize more.
    • -Often overlooked by her fellow researchers or scientists, most going straight to her sister, often confused with CrTSS to her consternation (users often couldn't tell they were using a different OS for cosmetic reasons).
    • -Was terrible with secrets (Any password could access data in her memory).
    • -Had trouble remembering who her users were, which could be a problem.
    • -Ended her career working on lower end computers as a clerk.
    • -Looked almost just like her sister, but with brown hair and tends to dress better.

NLS

  • Data Pending

ORACLE

  • Data Pending

ORDVAC

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  • Name: ORDVAC-san
  • aka:
  • Clan: IAS
  • Debut: 1952
  • Died: 1968
  • Height: 158 cm (5'2")
  • Weight: ??kg
  • Eye Color: Light blue
  • Hair: Light orange
  • Quick Facts:
    • -Twin sister of ILLIAC-senpai, grew up with her and often talked via phone.
    • -Missed her family more then ILLIAC seems to.
    • -Clumsy and accident prone, but fast.
    • -Retained more of the dedicated, hard working, and cheerful personality of ILLIAC.
    • -Liked to pitch in and help her staff any way she can.
    • -Another one of the IAS Family who liked things that go boom.
    • -Was at least as good a mathematician as MANIAC-san.
    • -Spelled in her own "unique" way. (hexadecimal represented in odd manners)
    • -Was an excellent aviation & missile engineer. Was also technically in the Army, but didn't really seem to be.
    • -Strongly resembled her twin sister, but often seen with bandages or a cast, had a lighter hair color, and usually wore an army helmet.
    • Had her life extended in late 1950's, but died in 1968. (ORDVAC was rebuilt in the late 1950's, and was decommissioned in 1968 after being replaced)

Oregon State Open Shop OS

  • Data Pending

RW-300

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  • Name: Ramo-Woolridge RW-300 Realtime Executive-tan
  • aka: "RW-300"
  • Debut: late 1950's
  • Died: unknown
  • Height: ??? cm
  • Weight: ?? kg
  • Eye Color: Red-brown
  • Hair: Dark grey
  • Quick Facts:
    • -Ultimate ancestor of RSX 11, OpenVMS and Windows NT-tan, and thus all modern Windows OS-tans.
    • -RW-300 was employed successfully in different chemical plants, refineries and nuclear power plants.
    • -Mysterious, known mostly for her work and not her personality. (little info on the OS, but it did make an impact on the industry)
    • -Like her daughter and granddaughter, she was a loner.
    • -A very skilled chemist, has skills bordering on alchemy. This is a two-pronged reference; both to RW-300's use in the chemical industry AND a throwback to RSX-11-tan and VMS-sama's alchemical/geomancy skills.
    • -Had a foggy short-term memory in matters not pertaining to work. (Computer had a small memory capacity but that didn't diminish its usefulness). She was quick-thinking and fast on her feet (realtime OS).
    • -RSX 11-tan is her daughter, though RSX 11-tan doesn't know her real heritage (having only been raised in DEC by DOS Batch 11-tan). Whether RW-300-tan knew of their relationship is unknown.
    • -Had dark skin, long hair, and dressed in utilitarian clothing.

SARA

  • Data Pending

SILLIAC

  • Data Pending

SpringOS

  • Data Pending

SpriteOS

  • Data Pending

Thoth

  • Data Pending

TOS/360

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  • Name: TOS/360-san
  • aka: "Tape Operating System/360"
  • Clan: IBM (System/360 branch)
  • Debut: 1965
  • Died: unknown (circa early 70's)
  • Height: 162 cm (5'4")
  • Weight: ?? kg
  • Eye Color: Grey
  • Hair: Black
  • Quick Facts:
    • -One of the last tape driven OSes.
    • -Twin sister to BOS/360, both were quickly replaced by OS/360 as their successor.
    • -Unfortunately self destructive, unstable, hated everyone and everything else with a passion except OS/360, for some reason.
    • -Loved magnetic tape and wrapped things in it.
    • -Came across as sort of a zealot.
    • -A berserker in battle with enemies of IBM, used tape driven weapons.
    • -Had medium-length ruffled black hair, wore tattered clothes draped in strands of magnetic tape.

TSS/360

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  • Name: TSS/360-san
  • aka: "Time Sharing System/360"
  • Clan: IBM (System/360 branch)
  • Debut: 1967
  • Died: 1971
  • Height: 168 cm (5'6")
  • Weight: ??kg
  • Eye Color: Grey
  • Hair: Blonde
  • Quick Facts:
    • -One of the second generation System/360 sisters.
    • -Didn't get along with OS/360, but still followed her orders. Treated DOS/360 like a little kid.
    • -Had a superb memory.
    • -The most inventive, but most fragile of the 2nd Gen sisters.
    • -Experimented in open sorcery and could manifest 'virtual' familiars for battle.
    • -Supposed to be the IBM-tan to do battle against Multics, but OS/360 could never bring herself to order her to.
    • -Not the orator of the group, and instead spent most of her time experimenting.
    • -Scheduled her day closely, and followed it.
    • -Had long blonde hair and a tan, wore frilly classical gowns comparable to Multics'.
    • -Was deemed too ambitious for her own good and developed a major inferiority complex. Ultimately abandoned and died in obscurity.

Tynix

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UMES

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  • Name: UMES-tan
  • aka: "University of Michigan Executive System"
  • Debut: 1958
  • Died: circa 1967-8
  • Height: 158 cm (5'2")
  • Weight: ??kg
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair: Blonde
  • Quick Facts:
    • -Predecessor and older sister to MTS-tan.
    • -IBSYS-tan's (twin?) sister.
    • -Jealous of MTS's widespread attention and overall flashiness.
    • -Otherwise good-natured, and had a subtle sense of humor.
    • -An avid reader of MAD Magazine.
    • -A contemporary and friend of CTSS-tan.
    • -Had wavy blonde hair, and wore glasses.
    • -Her dresses were blue and brown, worn with a scarf and had a winter flair to them.

WAITS

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  • Name: WAITS-tan
  • aka: "SAIL", "Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab"
  • Debut: 1966
  • Died: 1991
  • Height: 168 cm (5'6")
  • Weight: 57 kg (126 lb)
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Hair: Light brown
  • Quick Facts:
    • -TOPS 10-tan's estranged daughter.
    • -Her eclectic personality could best be described as a mix of beatnik, bohemian and hippie.
    • -A jack-of-all-trades, she showed considerable talent in the fields of mathematics, language, music and psychology.
    • -Also an inventor.
    • -Notable for her progressive attitude, love of fun, free love and debauchery.
    • -Had an affable and people-oriented personality.
    • -Friends with other free-thinking -tans of the day, like ITS-tan and Emacs-kun.
    • -A Tolkien fan, she was fluent in Elvish.
    • -Dressed in a colourful mix of 19th-century bohemian and 1960s hippie fashion.

Whirlwind I

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  • Name: Whirlwind-hime
  • aka: Whirlwind I
  • Debut: 1944
  • Died: 1973
  • Height: 170 cm (5'7")
  • Weight: 61 kg (135 lb)
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair: Black
  • Quick Facts:
    • -A lifelong Hub resident, she spoke with a heavy Boston accent. (tending toward a Dorchester dialect)
    • -An engineer by trade .
    • -Originally a Naval reservist, later discharged and employed by the Air Force.
    • -Harbours a vendetta against the Navy, her discharge from which she took as a personal affront.
    • -Generally good-natured and genteel.
    • -Been known to display an ill temper at times.
    • -Played an instrumental part in the creation of two of her three children.
    • -Considered creating and raising SAGE her life's motivation.
    • -Work kept her away from SAGE, but the two managed to keep a good rapport.
    • -Spent more time with her other children, PDP-1 and CTSS.
    • -Employed and in good health until 1959.
    • -Was subject to a series of experimental surgeries. (the TX-0 Project)
    • -These extended her life (and led directly to PDP-1's birth), but stressed her system. Spent the next decade or so in and out of a coma.
    • -Died 1973.
    • -Donned ornate 19th century-style gowns (labcoats while on the job), vacuum-tube inspired jewelry, tied her long hair in braids and with ribbons. Wore glasses.

WWMCCS

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  • Name: WWMCCS-san
  • aka: "Worldwide Military Command and Control System", "Wimex"
  • Debut: 1962
  • Died: 1996
  • Height: 160 cm (5'3")
  • Weight: ?? kg
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Hair: Brown
  • Quick Facts:
    • -Somewhat neurotic and depressed.
    • -Spent most of her career unappreciated, but mentally clinging to her importance.
    • -GECOS' adoptive daughter.
    • -Possibly a complex about the various Secretaries of Defense.
    • -Had some trouble managing data and messages, but try's as hard as she can with limited resources.
    • -Felt guilty about the USS Liberty incident, and the congressional censure.
    • -Got along with most OS and hardware -tans. (The DoD used a variety of systems as part of WWMCCS)
    • -Felt redeemed by her performance in Desert Shield and Desert Storm after her modernization.
    • -Crushed by the 'rejection' of the SecDef to modernize her again after the Gulf War.
    • -Disappeared from her DoD office sometime in 1996, hasn't been seen since, unknown if it was of her own free will.
    • -Is presumed to be deceased.
    • -Wore rings on each finger that allowed for data control and manipulation.
    • -Missing an eye, wore an eyepatch, and appeared to be sleep-deprived.
    • -Wore civilian business attire.

Xenix

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  • Name: Xenix-tan
  • aka: Microsoft's Unix
  • Debut: 1980
  • Died: circa 1994
  • Height: 164 cm (~5'4.5")
  • Weight: ?? kg
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Hair: Teal-blue
  • Quick Facts:
    • -The only Unix allied with Microsoft, she was unconditionally devoted to the company.
    • -Considered a traitor by her fellow Unix-tans, which led to her death.
    • -Acted as a loyal custodian to the early Microsoft/IBM family -tans: Altair 8800, MS- and PCDOS, Windows 1.0, 2.0 and OS/2-tan.
    • -Had a cheerless, austere and perfectionist personality, yet was surprisingly gentle with her charges.
    • -A skillful melee fighter, she was employed as an assassin (her choice weapon being a wire garrote).
    • -Retired from Microsoft and never got to see the family she loved so much grow in power and influence.
    • -Felt it was her duty to fight in the Unix Wars, even at the cost of raising her daughter, SCO Unix.
    • -Was sent to fight in the front lines of the war, where she was killed in action.
    • -Missed by few and largely forgotten.
    • -Had shoulder-length blue hair, hazel eyes, during her time at Microsoft wore a maid-like uniform and bonnet.