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OpenVMS Hobbyist Program | Hobbyists and OpenVMS | Introduction Forum
Author New VMS user

Posts: 1
Joined: 23.02.10
Posted on February 23 2010 13:07
Hi all,

I used VMS for the first time 3 years ago. I worked in TRIUMF, a particle accelerator facility in Vancouver as part of my Co-op program and developed tomography reconstruction software that they can use for monitorinig the beamline. The server that they use for the entire cyclotron control is VMS - one online and one running as a backup. And they have been doing that for many years.

I always wanted to learn more about the system, but other duties (college, work) kind of stepped in the way. I am currently looking for a way to acquire Alpha/Itanium with VMS, so that I can learn more about the system. I currently work as a system administrator for an ISP provider. We use Linux and Windows servers only.

I have to admit that I have very limited experience with VMS (only as an end user).
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