July 2003

Atlanta a go:   I will be attending HP World 2003 in Atlanta Georga, from the 10th to the 15th of August. If you are interested in meeting me, leave a comment or contact me via my e-mail form, and we'll set something up. (40 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

VMS Bigot:   You know you are an OpenVMS Bigot when: (124 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

HP World 2003 approaching:   This year, the old DECUS Symposium is part of HP World 2003. I suppose as the conference is only 15 days away, I better ask my boss if I can attend. (32 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

SAN health check:   Brocade offered to do SAN fabric traffic analysis and diagnostic runs for us and compare the results against a set of "best practices". In effect, a SAN health check. (198 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

Alpha recovers:   My AlphaServer 800 5/400 is back up and running after I reseated all the boards and memory. Boy, am I relieved, as I really didn't need the expense of purchasing another machine just at the moment. I will eventually take the money I saved and invest in a reasonable line conditioner. Any suggestions for a unit to support 1.2 KW appreciated. (61 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

A new lexical:   Just recently in the Usenet newsgroup comp.os.vms, one of the OpenVMS Engineering Team announced that there would be a new lexical function available in OpenVMS 7.3-2 called f$delta_time(). (81 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

Power event:   Yesterday morning at about this time, my three computers here at home were subjected to a transitory power event. My guess is, somewhere nearby, a car hit a power pole. This wasn't very healthy for the computers. (320 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

American Holiday:   How I spent Independance Day. (158 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

OpenVMS Technical Journal volume 2:   HP have released Volume 2 of the OpenVMS Technical Journal. (20 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)