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August 21, 1997updated 03 Sep 2016 4:57pm

DEC TOUTS 64-BIT DIGITAL UNIX TO ISVS AT HP WORLD

By CBR Staff Writer

DEC’s going to show up at next week’s HP World in Chicago touting its Digital Unix as the obvious platform for ISVs wanting to exploit 64-bits. It wants ISVs to port their 32-bit applications to its tried and tested 64-bit Unix rather than the 64-bit HP-UX 11.0 Hewlett-Packard Co hasn’t yet shipped. DEC says that the LP64 or so-called Aspen 64-bit APIs now an Open Group standard will ensure that there is a high degree of compatibility between HP-UX 11.x, Digital Unix and other 64-bit Unix operating systems, enabling ISVs to move their 64-bit applications back to the HP environment once it is robust. DEC also wants to attract first- time 64-bit developers with the same motivation. It assumes most of its 3,900 Digital Unix ISVs will use the Aspen APIs to move their applications to other 64-bit Unixes when they appear. DEC will show off porting tools for moving 32-bit code to Digital Unix.

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