NetWare SMP

NetWare SMP

An extension to NetWare 4 that added SMP support. NLMs have to be written for SMP to take advantage of it. In NetWare 5, the Multiprocessor Kernel (MPK) natively supports SMP and can run an SMP-based NLM even if only one processor is used.
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SiteBuilder includes Web server software with NetWare SMP support offering performance and scalability, a Windows-based server configuration for simplified administration, a centralized IP address management module to eliminate the need to install TCP/IP stacks on every client workstation, and an Internet browser.
The ALR DataStation Ultra-8 supports all major network operating systems, including Microsoft Windows NT, Novell NetWare SMP, IBM OS/2 Warp LAN Server, SCO UNIX/Open Server.
Both configurations offer high-level performance and run best in 32-bit multiprocessing operating environments such as Microsoft Windows NT (SMP), SCO UNIX (MPX/SMP), Novell NetWare SMP, Sun Solaris (SMP), and IBM OS/2 (SMP).
Having a single NLM library that can run both under NetWare and NetWare SMP provides better compatibility and manageability," said Sean Moshir, president and chief executive officer of HiTecSoft Corp.
Once the exclusive domain of RISC-based UNIX systems, 2-to-4 processor Pentium systems running Windows NT or NetWare SMP are beginning to approach the scaleability and performance of RISC-based systems.
We're excited about the performance boost, especially for compute-intensive environments like Oracle on NetWare SMP or Lotus Notes on NT.
ManageWare applications do not have to be recompiled for NetWare SMP, they auto-detect it," he added.
Having a single NLM library that can run both under NetWare and NetWare SMP provides a better compatibility and manageability," said Sean Moshir, president and chief executive officer of HiTecSoft Corp.
The Pentium Pro processor will provide Tricord with a new generation of building blocks for our eight-way SMP system and shared memory clusters for the Windows NT and NetWare SMP server market," said Dr.
Anyone who has purchased a Manhattan P or V server can be assured that with dual processors and a software upgrade for NetWare SMP, they will be able to run NetWare SMP-aware applications," said Chet Pribonic, AST's vice president, products division.
We have been working very closely with Novell to bring NetWare SMP to market so that our customers could take full advantage of the multiprocessing capabilities of Compaq's award-winning application servers in a NetWare environment," said Gene Austin, vice president, Systems Marketing at Compaq.
With up to four processors and high-performance PCI-based I/O, the NetServer LS makes an ideal platform for symmetric multiprocessing operating systems such as Microsoft Windows NT, IBM OS/2 Warp, SCO OpenServer and the forthcoming NetWare SMP.
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