Well, I'm catching up on my e-mail after spending a few days on the road. It seems that the last few days have been quite busy around here! I know that some readers of this blog run or work with OpenVMS, and I'm reminded that we often don't promote it enough. So, when there is an announcement, I guess I better get it out quickly!
The news today: OpenVMS 8.4 beta has been released for field testing . If you want to participate, you can get the register online. Once approved, you can download the release instead of having to order DVDs, as we have traditionally done. This is a good way to help the planet and get the latest code to test!
Some of the new features, according to an e-mail that I saw, include:
· Cluster over IP
· 2 TB Volume Support
· Host-based volume-shadowing support for upto 6 shadow sets
· Integrity RAD support
· Performance and reliability enhancements
· TCP/IP enhancements
· Support of OpenVMS as a guest operating system with HPVM (Field test available shortly)
Details, as always, are available on the web site .