Enterprise Migration from Alpha and VAX to HP Integrity
If your code is complete, up-to-date, and does not have any outside dependencies, the transition
from Alpha to Integrity is a straightforward process of "re-compile, re-link, and re-qualify".
While this approach works well, there are many obstacles that can prevent the use of this technique.
This presentation will explain how to migrate to Integrity when the easy approach is not
feasible. Many ISVs, OEMs, and end-users have environments including hundreds or thousands of
inter-dependent programs, often composed of a complex of products and custom software, maintained
by a combination of outside organizations and internal teams. We will examine how to organize
the migration of a large-scale environment from Alpha to HP Integrity, without user
disruption or business risk.
Several areas will be reviewed, including:
- When to quickly migrate to HP OpenVMS on Integrity by re-compiling, re-linking, and
- Why many organizations cannot use an "all-at-once" strategy
- How unique OpenVMS capabilities allow organizations to assimilate HP Integrity
servers in a phased, structured, extremely low-risk approach
- How OpenVMS clustering and image translation capabilities offer end-user
management and technical staffs a unique degree of flexibility in transitioning
to new architectures and equipment
Preceding this presentation will be a presentation on how the principles that enable this strategy
are applicable to IT systems in general,
Architectural Techniques for
Interoperability and Coexistence, sponsored by
the Ottawa Chapter of the IEEE Computer Society.
IEEE and Encompass members, and the interested
public are invited to both presentations.
Our speaker will be
Mr. Gezelter has been consulting on OpenVMS-related topics since the release
of VAX/VMS Version 1.0 in 1978. He has been speaking on technical topics at
major events for over 20 years. His presentations have ranged from
strategic security and technical policy concerns to the in-depth details
of protocols and computer hardware and software.
In, 2004, the IEEE Computer Society recognized
Mr. Gezelterís contributions as a speaker by appointing him to a three
year term as a member of its North American Distinguished Visitor Program, during
which he has spoken over 27 times to Computer Society chapters throughout the
United States and Canada.
Mr. Gezelter has been a member of DECUS-Canada (now Encompass Canada) since 1990.
He has been a speaker at several Local User Group meetings and national symposia. Most
recently, Mr. Gezelter has participated in the current Technical Directions seminar
series, including a LUG meeting in Edmonton.
Mr. Gezelter is in private practice, and maintains his offices in Flushing, New York.
He can be contacted via his firmís www site at
Ottawa LUG, Encompass Canada|
National Research Council|
Building M-50, Room 379
1200 Montreal Road
Wednesday, November 29, 2006
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Free; RSVP Required for Security Reasons
(Available after the Presentation)