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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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Test Center for Automatic Software Quality Assurance
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: How can you test your new software quickly and efficiently without the burden of manual testing? In this white paper, you'll learn how your organization can achieve outstanding results with automated test center software.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

Compliance and Security for Healthcare Providers Driving Access and Efficiency through User Context
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes software that helps you speed and personalize access to applications and services throughout the organization without sacrificing privacy, security, and compliance.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

RES Software

Leverage ERP for Sales and Operations Planning
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Learn about S&OP and how your organization should leverage it to track the efforts of sales and operations over time.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

IFS

Seven steps to software security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn seven practical steps you can begin to take today to secure your applications and prevent the damages a successful cyber-attack can cause.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

EMC’s Comprehensive Flash Strategy
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out about flash storage solution that offer multi-flash models to deliver even better storage.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

EMC Corporation

Four Steps to Being More Mobile Than Ever
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this expert white paper to examine four key steps involved in enhancing mobility. Discover technologies and platforms that will give your organization the foundation it needs to be more flexible and mobile than ever.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Five Principles for Integrating Software as a Service Applications
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides five tips for more efficiently integrating SaaS applications into your IT environment.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 May 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

Tailoring Enterprise Apps for Mobility
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at tailoring enterprise applications for mobile environments. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

9 Catastrophic Projects, And the Lessons They Teach
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers 9 massive project failures, and analyzes where teams went wrong. Read on to see how mistakes, communication breakdowns, and destroyed budgets can obliterate your projects, and how you can avoid a similar fate.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

AtTask

IBM’s Mainframe50: The Future of the Mainframe
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IDC takes an opportunity to reflect on the significance the mainframe has had on the IT industry, business and society; the degree to which this technology remains a core foundation of today's global infrastructure; and the extent to which companies are using it to find new ways to drive business innovation.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 16 May 2014

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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