With application of a new-generation drilling rig, Drillmec HP 3000
, the company successfully ran, with single trip, a heavy-weight intermediate casing in Well 113 of Platform 6 on Bulla Field.
HP enters the business computing market with the HP 3000
, a system that introduced the era of distributed data processing.
A second minicomputer, the HP 3000
, enabled true business applications by 1976.
"The Amisys system we got engaged with in 1993 was designed to run on the HP 3000
platform," he explains.
DETAIL also provides transparent access to midrange data held on UNIX, Windows, iSeries, HP 3000
and ICL systems.
The new HP currently sells and supports no less than seven operating systems - its own flavour of Unix, HP-UX; the OpenVMS system that Compaq inherited from its acquisition of Digital Equipment (DEC); Microsoft's Windows 2000; the Linux open source operating system; the Compaq version of Unix, Tru64; MPE, the engine for its proprietary HP 3000
systems; and, lastly, the NonStop Kernel that runs on the Tandem fault-tolerant machines from Compaq.
The software lets users map their existing AS/400, mainframe, HP 3000
or HP 9000 transactions down to a wireless fixed or portable data collection device.
The team reckons that of the $39.47bn in revenues HP got in 1998 under its computer organization (distinct from the $7.6bn test and measurement business that is being spun off), $660m of it was for HP 3000
servers (down 8% from 1997), $2.82bn was for HP 9000 Unix servers (up 13%), $2.92bn was for workstations (down 7% thanks to an imploding Unix workstation business), $7.64bn came from PCs (up 13%), $1.56bn was for software (up 15%) and $1.6bn was for systems integration (up 19%).
An alternate host input port is also included that allows the attached printer to be shared with a PC, DEC VAX, HP 3000
, PC LAN or another protocol converter.
newspapers began moving to Collier-Jackson World Class Series circulation systems and upgrading to HP 3000
Series 900 RISC systems (E&P, Feb.
The LOGIS system uses Hewlett-Packard's HP 3000
Series 900 minicomputers, which run PA-RISC (Precision Architecture-Reduced Instruction Set Computing).