1987-05-21, English, Article, Journal or magazine article, Photograph edition: Posix shifts Unix into confident era at last. (endorsement of Posix, the U.S. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' Unix standard) Ernest-Jones, Terry; Wardropper, Jill

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Physical Description
  • photograph
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Published
  • Reed Business Information Ltd., 1987 May 21
Language
  • English

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Title
  • Posix shifts Unix into confident era at last. (endorsement of Posix, the U.S. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' Unix standard)
Also Titled
  • Posix shifts Unix into confident era at last.
Appears In
  • Computer Weekly, no.n1064, 1987 May 21, p20(1) (ISSN: 0010-4787)
Author
  • Ernest-Jones, Terry
  • Wardropper, Jill
Published
  • Reed Business Information Ltd., 1987 May 21
Physical Description
  • photograph
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Subjects
Target Audience
  • Trade
Summary
  • Posix has been endorsed as the Unix system standard by the US Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and by AT&​T joining the X-Open manufacturers' group. The endorsements have apparently affected Unix software development favorably, as evidenced by the new systems available from Root Business Systems and Amdahl. Both systems are on display at London's European Unix User conference. The Root system, Unitecs, emulates CICS-Cobol operating environments on Unix-based computers, and functions as a software migration tool. The Amdahl system, a System V implementation of UTS-580, is a Unix product designed for plug-compatible mainframes. Unix was originally designed for mainframes applications, but has received the greatest acceptance from minicomputer designers and manufacturing industries.
Notes
  • photograph
Language
  • English
Database
  • Gale Academic OneFile
  • Gale General OneFile
Identifier
  • 5264165

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