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DEFINITION: VMS (Virtual Memory System) is an operating system from the Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) that runs in its older mid-range computers. VMS originated in 1979 as a new operating system for DEC's new VAX computer, the successor to DEC's PDP-11. VMS is a 32-bit system that exploits the concept of virtual memory.VMS was renamed OpenVMS when it was redeveloped for the Alpha processor. (OpenVMS is  … 
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Dell and Microsoft: Better Together
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how Dell and Microsoft have teamed up to offer a desktop virtualization solution that eliminates the obstacles of adoption and delivers a flexible, cost-effective way to deploy desktop virtualization.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 21 May 2015

Dell, Inc.

Get Your Facts Straight About HP ProLiant Gen9 Servers
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: View this informative resource to discover how this specific line of HP servers promises the lowest cost, fastest time, and highest value of IT service delivery.
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 | Published: 01 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

How the Toronto Police Service Implemented a Successful Mobile Strategy
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how the Toronto Police Service implemented smartphones and social media training to better prepare the police force to prevent crime while reducing costs.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Apr 2015

BlackBerry

Cloud Technology for Automatic Software Testing
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper learn how to easily scope and accelerate the delivery of all business application changes. Read now to uncover how cloud technology can help you automatically test your application changes.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 07 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

Software-Defined Storage — Enabling the Next-Generation Enterprise IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an SDS platform that provides end-to-end solutions that fully meet performance, availability, support, and scalability needs.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

Managing Food Safety and Quality Using Enterprise Software
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to get a solid grip on process manufacturing with the use of software.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

IFS

Hyper Converged Infrastructure Appliances for Private Cloud
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: View this technical paper to discover the role a hyper converged infrastructure appliance plays in a private cloud.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dell and Microsoft

Building a Business Case for a Semantic Interoperability Platform
sponsored by Compressus
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how data sharing through effective interoperability software can bridge multiple IT systems and share information in concise, actionable formats.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2015

Compressus

The Benefits of Software-Defined Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an SDS platform that provides end-to-end solutions that fully meet performance, availability, support, and scalability needs.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

SaaS Takes Center Stage in 2014
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how subscription-based business applications are expected to make an even bigger impact in 2014 and beyond in this informative infographic.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2013

IBM
 
 
VMS DEFINITION (continued): … VMS (Virtual Memory System) is an operating system from the Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) that runs in its older mid-range computers. VMS originated in 1979 as a new operating system for DEC's new VAX computer, the successor to DEC's PDP-11. VMS is a 32-bit system that exploits the concept of virtual memory.VMS was renamed OpenVMS when it was redeveloped for the Alpha processor. (OpenVMS is also the name now used on the VAX computer.) The "Open" suggests the added support for the UNIX-like interfaces of the Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX) standard. Programs written to the POSIX standard, which includes a set of standard C language programming functions, can be ported to any POSIX-supporting computer platform.Among other features, OpenVMS can be used with special software that facilitates its use with Windows NT servers.
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