Making Things Too Easy – Part 2 – The Evils of list_messages for Server Queues; how to use check_queue_depth to monitor queues.
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 [...]
The information about current releases/versions of the VOS/OpenVOS operating system for V Series and Continuum systems has changed locations on the Stratus web pages. The latest data is at http://www.stratus.com/library/html/release-matrix/vossupportmatrix.htm It is updated on an irregular basis, whenever the information changes. Sample Data The data on the page looks like the following SAMPLE data. Other [...]
You can accomplish many programming tasks in VOS and OpenVOS without knowing the details of how the operating system manages the user address space. But it is fun to know the details, and sometimes to accomplish a task you need to adjust the default configuration. This post is an introduction to the VOS user address space. The [...]
In the 1971 movie “Dirty Harry”, Clint Eastwood plays a tough, street-smart cop. In the opening scene, he coolly stops a bank robbery by gunning down the bank robbers with his enormous, long-barreled, Smith and Wesson .44 Magnum handgun. Shots ring out and only one robber is left, wounded. Harry walks over to him and [...]