Information about the VMS operating system


This document contains information about VMS. The official name of VMS is currently OpenVMS. VMS is a product of HP (HP bougth Compaq after Compaq bougth Digital). VMS currently supports 3 hardware platforms: VAX, Alpha and Itanium. The variants are known as VMS VAX, VMS Alpha and VMS I64.

Available information:

Other sources for VMS information:

How to get started with VMS:


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VMS, OpenVMS, VAX, AXP, DECUS and Encompass are trademarks of HP.


This version of this document was released 1-JAN-2007.