I have recently ported several new or updated open-source packages to OpenVOS Release 17.0. They are now available on the VOS anonymous ftp site, at the following URL: ftp://ftp.stratus.com/pub/vos/posix/ga/v-series/v-series.html.
This is an updated version of an article that was first posted on November 16, 2010. This version adds several diagrams and covers some additional subtopics.
The ftScalable Storage and ftScalable Storage G2 arrays are highly flexible, scalable hardware storage subsystems. Understanding the benefits and pitfalls of the various RAID types and configuration options, especially how they interact with the OpenVOS operating system, allows you to create an optimal disk topology. While this post is aimed at VOS customers, most of the information is applicable to all operating systems.
Making Things Too Easy – Part 2 – The Evils of list_messages for Server Queues; how to use check_queue_depth to monitor queues.
The OpenVOS Operating System provides a high-level Application Programming Interface (API) that on the whole makes programming the system easy. But sometimes, it becomes too easy – because a simple subroutine call to an s$… routine might hide a lot of complexity. This is the first of an irregular series of posts to call your [...]
Your application just detected a critical condition, you can write a message to an application log or even the syserr_log but how do you notify someone right now that the application needs attention? The obvious answer to send an E-mail or SMS message to someone or maybe several someones BUT OpenVOS does not have any [...]