What is the latest version of OpenVMS?

What is the latest version of OpenVMS?


OpenVMS V7.3-1 running the CDE-based DECwindows “New Desktop” GUI
Initial release Announced: October 25, 1977 V1.0 / August 1978
Latest release V8.4-2L3 / April 8, 2021
Latest preview V9.1-A / September 30, 2021
Marketing target Servers (historically Minicomputers, Workstations)

Is OpenVMS still used?

OpenVMS was first introduced as Virtual Memory System (VMS) from Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) for its series of VAX servers but was later renamed OpenVMS after adding support for the POSIX standard. Recently, HPE announced it will be ending its support of OpenVMS by the end of 2020.

What is HP OpenVMS Itanium?

Product description. Legendary for delivering extreme availability, industry-leading security, and extensive performance under the most rigorous conditions, OpenVMS is now available on HP Integrity servers with the Intel Itanium 2 processor, as well as on AlphaServer systems.

Is OpenVMS free?

With the VSI Community Liсense Program, members of the community can download OpenVMS for free for learning, open source development, and exchanging knowledge of the operating system on Alpha and Integrity systems. This program replaces the HP Hobbyist program.

Does Amazon use OpenVMS?

And Amazon uses OpenVMS as the OS for the system which controls the shipment of 112,000 customer packages of books, CDs, and DVDs every day.

What is full form of VAX?

The name “VAX” originated as an acronym for Virtual Address eXtension, both because the VAX was seen as a 32-bit extension of the older 16-bit PDP-11 and because it was (after Prime Computer) an early adopter of virtual memory to manage this larger address space.

How old is VMS?

VMS Operating System Is 30 Years Old; Customers Believe It Can Last Forever 2.

When was the first version of OpenVMS released?

Two pre-production releases, OpenVMS I64 V8.0 and V8.1, were available on June 30, 2003 and on December 18, 2003. These releases were intended for HP organizations and third-party vendors involved with porting software packages to OpenVMS I64. The first production release, V8.2, was released in February 2005.

What is the latest version of OpenVMS for Integrity servers?

^ a b c d “Software Product Description and QuickSpecs – VSI OpenVMS Version 8.4-2L1 for Integrity servers” (PDF). VMS Software Inc. July 2019.

When will OpenVMS x86-64 licenses be available?

OpenVMS x86-64 licenses will be made available when a stable version is released for this architecture. OpenVMS for VAX is not covered by the CLP, since there are no VSI releases of OpenVMS VAX, and the old versions are still owned by HPE.

Is OpenVMS V8 4-2l2 still supported?

Standard support for OpenVMS V8.4-1H1 and V8.4-2 ends on December 31, 2022 Standard support for OpenVMS V8.4-2L1 ends on December 31, 2024 OpenVMS V8.4-2L3 is the “launch pad” for future Integrity VSI OpenVMS operating system new features including FIPS 140-2 compliancy. What happened to V8.4-2L2 for Itanium?