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December 2016 Roadmap From VMS Software Inc

The latest state of the x86 port describes the considerable progress made since the previous report in April.

The new release is functionally identical to VSI’s initial OpenVMS Alpha release (V8.4-2L1). However, for customers running Alpha hardware on EV6 and later processors, the new, optimized V8.4-2L2 release may realize significant performance improvements of between 15% and 50%.

Terry R. Holmes joins VMS Software executive team to lead ramp up of worldwide customer outreach.

This latest 2017-2019 product roadmap includes updates on VSI OpenVMS V8.5, OpenVMS for Integrity i6, the Alpha support roadmap, and iSCSI. There is also further detail about the next OpenVMS V8.5 and V9.0 release for Itanium, along with the "early adopter" release of V9.0 of OpenVMS for x86 servers.

Java 8 is now available for current OpenVMS systems.

the latest news on the port shows things are progressing.

OpenVMS Special Interest Group Announces OpenVMS Spring event in April in Hannover, Germany.

A port of the GNAT ADA Compiler is available for OpenVMS I64

Updated roadmap from VSI showing latest plans and now includes support roadmap

Make space in your diary for OpenVMS Spring with support of VSI as part of IT-Symposium 2017 in Hannover, Germany on 25 - 27 April 2017.

Updated gnv kits: coreutils, gnv_make, ncompress, bzip2, zip, unzip have been announced by John Malmberg

HPE will ship high-end Itanium servers with Kittson in the second half of the year, and the chip will be supported by HP-UX and OpenVMS.

VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) today announced the immediate availability of the production release of VSI OpenVMS Alpha V8.4-2L1 for the Alpha hardware platform, including Alphas running on x86-based emulators. This OpenVMS Alpha version is based on, and inherits the benefits of, the latest version of VSI OpenVMS Integrity V8.4-2L1, released in September 2016.

This update provides a high level view of their current efforts to port OpenVMS to the Intel x86 hardware platform.

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