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3000 NewsWire

Summary: News, interviews, commentary and a few wisecracks about the changing world of the HP 3000 business server.

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  • Artist: Ron Seybold
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 Relative performance online as 3000 history | File Type: application/pdf | Duration: Unknown
Unknown file type. Enclosure URL IS: - https://3000newswire.blogs.com/HPRelPerfChart-2004.pdf

As the HP hardware to run MPE/iX ages, it's on the recycling and scrapping block for companies that still have an HP 3000 box on-premise. Now hardware is so cheap you can throw 3000 gear away. The slow, old, and...

 Hear tips for MPE iron to protect and serve | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Podcast: Ending the Reruns Podcasts have become more popular than ever. We started recording and sharing stories about 3000s back in 2005 when blogs were just taking off along with the audio content that people think of as free. It's...

 Wayback: 3000s boot mainframes out of HP | File Type: application/pdf | Duration: Unknown

In the summer months of 1996, HP was plugging 3000s in where mainframes were serving. Jim Murphy, program manager for the mainframe replacement project, told the 3000 community that IBM mainframes from 30 years earlier were getting the boot because...

 Nike Arrays 101 | File Type: application/json; charset=utf-8 | Duration: Unknown
Unknown file type. Enclosure URL IS: - https://www.priceblaze.com/a5272-62001.html

Just a few weeks ago, a 3000 manager using an A-Class server checked in on how he might connect the SC-10 arrays from Hewlett-Packard to his A500. As a West Coast service provider carried the manager toward that hardware (it...

 Ways to make SFTP serve to a 3000 system | File Type: application/pdf | Duration: Unknown
Unknown file type. Enclosure URL IS: - http://3000newswire.blogs.com/secure-ftp.pdf

Earlier this month a seasoned veteran of 3000 development asked how he could get SFTP service supported for his system. He's been managing a 3000 that's been ordered to employ file transfers that are more secure than FTP. Secure FTP...

 Upgrade your hardware to homestead longer | File Type: application/pdf | Duration: Unknown

Keeping storage devices fresh is a key step in maintaining a datacenter that uses HP's 3000 hardware. Newer 3000s give you more options. Our net.digest columnist John Burke shared advice that's still good today while planning the future for a...

 Using a PURGEGROUP to clean volumes up | File Type: application/pdf | Duration: Unknown
Unknown file type. Enclosure URL IS: - http://3000newswire.blogs.com/PURGEGROUP%20command.pdf

Is using PURGEGROUP a way to clean up where groups reside on multiple volume sets? I want to remove groups from Volumesets that aren't considered HOMEVS. Tracy Johnson says The syntax for a command on group PUB.CCC might read PURGEGROUP...

 Simplifying MPE/iX Patch Management | File Type: application/zip | Duration: Unknown

NewsWire Classic By John Burke Even though Patch/iX and Stage/iX were introduced with MPE/iX in 1996, these HP tools are poorly understood and generally under-used. Both are tremendous productivity tools when compared with previous techniques for applying patches to MPE/iX....

 Still migrating after all these years | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

I began writing about migrations only in 2001, after HP decided that moving was the way forward for 3000 folk. I already had 17 years on the 3000 beat by then. Much has happened over these last 16 years, and...

 Staying Secure with MPE/iX Now and Then | File Type: application/pdf | Duration: Unknown

The IT news is full of reports about security breeches. If an Equifax system with 143 million records can be breeched, then Yahoo's 3 billion email accounts were not far behind, were they? Security by obscurity for outward-facing MPE/iX systems...

 Heritage HP Jazz notes, preserved for all | File Type: application/x-zip-compressed | Duration: Unknown

It was a wistful July 4 here at the Newswire. For about a day it seemed that a piece of the 3000's legacy disappeared, knowledge hard-earned and sometimes proven useful. The address for HP's Jazz webserver archived content wasn't delivering....

 Newer 3000s come at low cost vs. downtime | File Type: application/pdf | Duration: Unknown
Unknown file type. Enclosure URL IS: - http://3000newswire.blogs.com/HPRelPerfChart-2004.pdf

Earlier this week a 3000 site worked through a system halt by replacing Series 918 memory sticks. Ultimately the problem was resolved with newer memory, but a full replacement of the server might have been just as easily obtained. The...

 Friday Fine-tune: directories and tombstones | File Type: application/pdf | Duration: Unknown

A 3000 manager wanted to know about adjusting privileges on their server. When the community's veterans started to respond, extra information rose up. Some of was about the management of files in MPE/iX, the kind of legacy recorded on what's...

 3000 backup strategy for closing Sundays | File Type: application/pdf | Duration: Unknown

Easter Sunday is on this week's horizon. While it's a rare day of closure at our local HEB grocery chain, Sundays are another sort of closure for 3000 managers. Nearly all of them want their partial backups of the weekdays...

 Simulator knows what day it is, or was | File Type: application/octet-stream | Duration: Unknown

The SIMH project has created a software release that mimics the HP 3000 Classic CISC hardware. The software makes it possible to emulate HP 3000 servers that go back to the 1970s—the same systems HP mothballed in the middle 1980s...

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