HP-UX


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

HP-UX

(operating system)
The version of Unix running on Hewlett-Packard workstations.

HP-UX conforms to X/Open's Portability Guide Issue 4 (XPG4), Federal Information Processing Specification (FIPS) 151.1, POSIX 1003.1, POSIX 1003.2, AT&T's System V Interface Definition 2 (SVID 2). HP-UX incorporates selected features from the University of California at Berkeley Software Distribution 4.3 (4.3BSD).

It is known by some as "HP-SUX".

HP-UX

HP's version of Unix that runs on its 9000 family. It is based on SVID and incorporates features from BSD Unix along with several HP innovations.
References in periodicals archive ?
HP-UX 11 on HP VISUALIZE workstations combines such demanding tasks as the verification of designs of 25,000 gate arrays with a window into the operation of an EDA simulation via 2-D and local X-Windows performance.
"The HP-UX operating platform is an exceptional offering that provides IT managers with an open, easy-to-manage solution for enterprise storage applications."
HP has a long list of ISVs supporting parallelism and/or 64-bits in their HP-UX application
The new HP-UX will also include what HP is calling dynamic processor resilience and dynamic memory resilience, which allows HP servers to monitor their own processor and memory cards and take themselves offline as their data or processing responsibilities are transferred to other memory cards or processors.
The enhancements to the HP-UX operating environment and HP CloudSystem Matrix with HP-UX, as well as new HP Integrity NonStop entry-class servers enable organizations to increase business performance, boost efficiency and reduce costs.
With this launch, HP delivers the industry's broadest offering of Intel Itanium 2-based servers and workstations featuring breakthrough price and performance for HP-UX, Microsoft Windows and Linux environments.
The new server uses up to 16 PA-RISC 8700 processors, extending HP's mid-range Unix server portfolio which includes the up-to-eight processor HP Server rp7400 (formerly known as the N-class server), and it runs HP-UX 11i - HP's version of the Unix operating system.
Hewlett-Packard Co has said that it will port Sun Microsystems Inc's Java3D application programming interface to its version of Unix, HP-UX. Sun says that with major Unix workstation rival HP in the fold, 95% of the workstations in the world will be able to run Java3D.
- Design and installation of HP-UX systems running HP-UX 11:31;- Implementation of software on HP-UX 11:31;- User Management, LDAP,- Applying patches, upgrading the operating system,- Monitoring of the systems,- Troubleshooting and fault rectification,- Performance analysis and system tuning,- Implementation of BSI measures- Shell and Perl scripting; automation using scripting- Documentation,- Virtualization,- Coaching and know-how transfer to the internal staff of the LZfD.
This toolkit is currently available on Windows NT/2000 and Sun Solaris platforms and will soon be available on Linux, AIX and HP-UX.
CM Synergy is available for AIX, Compaq TRU64, HP-UX, Redhat Linux, SGI IRIX, Solaris and Windows NT/98/2000.
Art Technology Group Inc (ATG) and Hewlett-Packard Co (HP) have partnered to deliver e-business and customer management systems on the HP-UX platform to customers.