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platform functionality performance internet and interoperability
high availability storage database
networking hardware links services media delivery
 
  MPE/iX 7.5 MPE/iX 7.0 Express 1 MPE/iX 7.0 MPE/iX 6.5 Express 2 MPE/iX 6.5
platform functionality
HP e3000 A400, A500, N4000
(PA-8700 based)
         
HP e3000 A400, A500, N4000
(uni-processor support)
         
HP e3000 A500, N4000
multi-processor support)
         
HP e3000 9x8, 9x9, 99x          
HP e3000 9x7          
  MPE/iX 7.5 MPE/iX 7.0 Express 1 MPE/iX 7.0 MPE/iX 6.5 Express 2 MPE/iX 6.5
performance
Greater than 4 Gbytes LDEV 1 disk availability          
Improved user logging limits from 1140
to 2851
         
2 Gbytes of supported memory on HP e3000 A400, A500 and N4000 Servers          
8 Gbytes of supported memory on HP e3000 A500 and 16 Gbytes of supported memory on N4000 Servers          
Support for memory configurations larger than 3.75 Gbytes (16 Gbytes in 997 Servers, 8 Gbytes in 989KS, 979KS, 939KS/030 and 929KS/030 Servers)          
Support for up to a maximum of
3300 users
         
Support for fixed length record and
KSAM file sizes of up to 128 Gbytes
         
Support for larger disk capacities via support of up to 511 disk spindles          
Support of up to 20,000 TCP network connections          
Increase in the number of job queues for dispatching jobs from one to 255, each user controlled          
2 to 5 x increased performance of classic Java™ Virtual Machine          
BIGPIN support: Up to 12K concurrent processes now supported (N-Class)          
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internet and interoperability
Bundled HP WebWise web server          
Full Sendmail support          
Updated SAMBA 2.0.7          
Open-Source Apache Web Server          
JDBC (Java Database Connectivity)          
32-bit ODBC bundled (provided by
MB Foster Associates)
         
LDAP (Light Weight Directory Access Protocol) support          
SAMBA, DNS BIND/iX          
MPE/iX Software Developers Kit for Java 2 Platform          
Support for TCP/IP, OSI, and SNA          
Support for 802.3/Ethernet, 802.3u/Ethernet          
Support for SNA, as well as HP-IBM SNA IMF, HP-IBM SNA DHCF          
Improved Threads performance resulting in better Java performance          
Java HotSpot VM          
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high availability
UPS Monitor/iX enhancements          
Heartbeat support found in Cluster/iX          
Support for High Availability Cluster/iX          
High Availability FailOver/iX (HAFO) (supported via XP256 SCSI only)          
XP RAID Manager        
with XPMLXD9
 
XP Business Copy and
Continuous Access
         
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storage
Native Fibre Channel (FC) via 2 Gbytes FC card          
HP XP128/XP1024          
HP VA7100          
HP DS2300          
HP DS2100          
HP Tape Array 5300          
HP XP256 disk array
(supported via SCSI only)
         
HP XP48/512 disk arrays          
AutoRAID 12H          
with MPEKXD1
Nike model 20          
HVD10          
DLT8000 tape devices          
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database
AS Clause enhancement in ALLBASE          
TurboIMAGE scalability          
TurboIMAGE large file support          
Attach enhancement in IMAGE/SQL          
HP ALLBASE/SQL and HP IMAGE/SQL          
TurboIMAGE/iX Support for databases with dataset size greater than 80GB          
Increase TurboIMAGE limits          
Improved and user friendly ALLBASE ANSI AS Clause          
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networking hardware links
PCI 100Base-T LAN Adapter for A- and N-Class Servers          
PCI 100Base-T LAN port, enabled on core I/O (A- and N-Class)          
PCI 8 Port Advanced Communication Controller (ACC) WAN for A-
and N-Class Servers
         
HP-PB 10/100Base-T LAN Adapter          
Data Communications and
Terminal Controllers (DTCs)
         
X.25 Network Link          
IBM SNA/SDLC Link          
SNA/Token Ring (Series 900 only)          
Fiber Data Distributed Interface (FDDI) (Series 900 only)          
IBM BSC Link (Series 900 only)          
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services
Replacement of the Sysdiag Diagnostic System with the Support Tools Manager          
HP Predictive Support          
Support of DVD devices for reading software distributed on CD-ROMs          
Year 2000 compliant          
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media delivery
CD-ROM   (option OPA, OPB)          
DDS   (option AAH)          
1/2-inch tape   6250 BPI (option AA2)          
           
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