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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TRG's Open Source NetWare(TM) compatible Operating System, dubbed MANOS (Metropolitan Area Network Operating System) is based on a NetWare(TM)-like SMP kernel written by the authors of Novell's NetWare SMP operating System and Wolf Mountain Operating System, Jeff Merkey and Darren Major.
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).
The scalable power of NetWare SMP builds on this NetWare platform to meet enterprise needs for critical network services such as database management, messaging, Internet access and intranet services.
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.
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.
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.
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