OpenVMS is pleased to introduce the OpenVMS Alpha Version 7.3
operating system, which is shipping now. OpenVMS has more than
20 years of proven reliability and is continuing to improve its availability
and performance by delivering new technology into the base operating
system and the OpenVMS Cluster Software environment. In addition,
the base infrastructure technologies needed to support eBusiness applications
are being incorporated into the OpenVMS license, so OpenVMS
is eBusiness and Internet ready!
OpenVMS V7.3 delivers the following new capabilities:
Continuous improvement of OpenVMS availability!
disaster tolerant capabilities with ATM & Gigabit Ethernet as cluster
interconnects because of their inherent high performance and long distance
system availability during backups with faster reintegration of shadow
members after copies.
VMS support for the latest ENSA Storage offerings.
serviceability for the new AlphaServer GS systems with CPU Online Add/Remove.
system and application performance!
application performance benefits can be realized with the new Extended
cluster, SMP and system performance through enhancements to RMS and
the clusterwide Lock Manager, as well as FastPath support for Fibre
Channel and SCSI storage architectures.
OpenVMS security options!
- VMS adds
industry standard Kerberos V5 security, which allows VMS applications
to communicate and authenticate with NT5 domains and UNIX platforms.
- VMS Intrusion
Detection expands to be cluster-wide, reducing chances of system break-ins.
OpenVMS system management functionality!
- ECP Data
Collector and ECP Performance Analyzer are now available at no additional
charge with OpenVMS Version 7.3.
the OpenVMS license is expanded to include all these new eBusiness
Secure Web Server V1.0 for OpenVMS Alpha (Based on Apache)
Web Browser (Alpha only)
- COM for
Markup Language API (XML parser)
SDK, Standard Edition, v 1.2.2
Connect "On Platform" Package (native JDBC driver included)
Transaction Router (RTR)
Enterprise Directory for eBusiness (X.500)
detailed information on OpenVMS Version 7.3:
» OpenVMS version 7.3 new features and benefits.