Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope
programmable data processor

Short for Programmed Data Processor, PDP was a computer series developed by Digital. The first PDP, and the first minicomputer, was the PDP-1. It was developed in 1960 and had five-megacycle circuits, a magnetic core memory, and fully parallel processing with a computation rate of 100,000 additions per second. The PDP series included the PDP-4, PDP-6, PDP-7, PDP-8, PDP-9, PDP-10, PDP-11, PDP-12, PDP-14, and PDP-15 computer.

Computer abbreviations, Hardware terms, Parallel processing