I hope it does die, as then they might opensource the cool
stuff like galaxy clustering (which was taken from VMS,
clustering on VMS is so cool).
It's my opinion while in Compaq that the biggest push was
towards Linux and not Tru64 and definitely not VMS which
Compaq have confirmed there will be no new development.
"Breathnach, Proinnsias (Dublin)" wrote:
>> From: http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/4/18381.html>> Dogfood
> AltaVista switched OS for its primary Web site to Linux on 29 March 29,
> forsaking its previous owner's Compaq Tru64 (nee Digital UNIX) OS. Tru64
> lost its other major reference Web site Amazon to Linux last September, and
> prior to that Lycos switched to Windows last July. This leaves Tru64 with
> the Internet Movie Database, an Amazon acquisition, and the Vatican as its
> most prominent websites.
>> Compaq itself used Tru64 from August 2000 to February 2001 for the
> www.compaq.com front-end web server, but then reverted back to Windows.
> www.digital.com still stands by Tru64, but simply redirects to
>> The life-signs of the proprietary Unix brands, other than Solaris, are not
> good in our Web Server Survey. Is the end of most proprietary Unix flavours
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