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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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VDI—Simplify your migration to Windows® 10 and beyond
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Windows 10 is poised to become the most rapid OS migration in history—driven as much by users as by IT. Learn how IT can take the pain out of OS migrations now and in the future with a virtualized infrastructure that strengthens security and simplifies BYOD, app compatibility and corporate desktop management.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

Technical Support Services for SAP HANA on Power Systems
sponsored by IBM FD
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can ensure your SAP HANA running on Power Systems Infrastructure is available and running optimally by using a support service offering an array of flexible support options for the full lifecycle of your SAP HANA on Power Systems infrastructure.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 29 May 2015

IBM FD

Easing IT migration
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Operating system (OS) migration is a complex, daunting task. This white paper will act as your guide to a successful migration, exploring the challenges you'll face and a solution that will make the process easier.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 08 Apr 2016

Citrix

IT Guide: Windows 10 Migration Minus The Complexity
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: With six steps, you can leverage endpoint data protection to help you ease into OS migration. Learn how to craft a migration plan that drastically simplifies the OS refresh process and provides comprehensive data protection and governance foundation for your organization.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Druva Software

How to Get Started with Platform-as-a-Service
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: If you're starting to consider implementing PaaS, you have to decide which approach is right for your organization. Here are five questions to ask before selecting PaaS technology.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

Red Hat

Apps in Production? Optimize your Open Source Integration and Messaging Technology
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: When you're building large, mission-critical applications, they need to be integrated into every facet of the business. Discover a powerful strategy designed to optimize development and deployment, enabling you to optimize your open source projects.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Red Hat

Navigating the Future with Mainframe Managed Services
sponsored by Global Technology Solutions Group
WHITE PAPER: What may shock IT departments today is that the mainframe still processes over 55% of the world's transactions. In this resource, you will discover how to overcome your maintenance staffing challenges by employing mainframe managed services.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

Global Technology Solutions Group

MSPs: Improve Your Performance with the Right Software
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a suite of software essential for an effective MSP.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

Solarwinds N-able

Workstations - Disaster Recovery’s untouched opportunity
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to go beyond traditional disaster recovery plans with workstations. Inside you'll discover the parts of workstations, pros and cons of three ways to recover a workstation after a disaster, and the benefits to using hybrid cloud backup and recovery for workstations.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

LogicNow

Windows XP Migration: Protect and Secure Critical Data
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores strategies for protecting and securing your data when migrating from Windows XP to your new operating system.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Commvault
 
 
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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