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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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10 Ways You Can Improve Web App Performance
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down 10 issues that development and testing teams should consider in order to derive maximum performance from their Web applications.
Posted: 06 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SOASTA, Inc

Software Asset Management: Ensuring Today's Assets
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper sheds light on how mobility and software as a service (SaaS) programs are complicating license management. Click through to learn  about a comprehensive software asset management (SAM) approach that helps address the inherent issues  associated with each.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2012

CDW Corporation

Symantec NetBackup™: Better Backup for a Virtual World
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Commonly recognized as the market leader of enterprise recovery and backup software, this vendor has constructed a backup solution built with the capability to protect the most demanding data center environments. Read now to find out how.
Posted: 31 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Symantec Corporation

Detecting Zero-Day Exploits in the Wild
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: This report outlines the methodology used to research Windows Error Reporting (WER) – and explains its potential implications for your organization's cyber security.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

Websense

Are You Prepared for a Software Audit?
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to uncover the key elements of a software End User License Agreements (EULA) audit. Click through to explore 5 ways software asset management (SAM) can help you ensure compliance.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

CDW Corporation

SDN in the Data Center: Are You Ready?
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this concise resource to learn about the three SDN approaches, and what an "SDN-ready" platform should offer.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc.

Defend Against Injection-based Attacks
sponsored by Klocwork
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides a detailed description of injection vulnerabilities, discusses how they present themselves to both end users and software developers, and explains mitigation strategies to help resolve the various types of injection attacks.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Published: 27 Dec 2013

Klocwork

What are your options when performing a Windows migration?
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: This crucial resource takes an in-depth look at the options that you have for planning and deploying a Windows 7 migration, detailing the benefits and drawbacks of each approach so you can create a strategy that will satisfy your specific needs and requirements.
Posted: 17 May 2013 | Published: 17 May 2013

AppSense

Assuring Software Security Through Testing
sponsored by (ISC)2 UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers key recommendations for software developers to test for quality and security assurance before releasing products to the market.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 25 Feb 2014

(ISC)2 UK Ltd

Cloud Based Application Penetration Testing Trial
sponsored by iViZ
WHITE PAPER: Inside this resource, unveil your access code for a 15-day trial of a cloud-based application penetration testing solution that combines automated testing with manual validation to provide optimum security monitoring.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Dec 2013

iViZ
 
 
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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