OpenVMS V9.2 on x86 now available!
We are excited to announce the availability of VSI OpenVMS V9.2 for x86-64, first production release that runs on VMware, KVM, and VirtualBox.
VMS Software, Inc. has migrated OpenVMS and its layered products to the industry standard x86_64 architecture to help customers protect their investment in OpenVMS infrastructure, especially in virtualized environments and in the cloud. OpenVMS V9.2 is now available to all VMS Software, Inc. customers; VMS Software, Inc. is working on the next version which will support even more environments and products.
For hypervisors on which OpenVMS has been tested by VSI, please scroll down to the bottom of the page. To determine if your system has the CPU features required to run OpenVMS V9.2, run this Python script. Information on the virtual machine hosts tested by VSI is provided below and in the release notes. If you need to compile and link your source code, you will need an Integrity server running OpenVMS V8.4-2L1 or higher because OpenVMS V9.2 does not have native compilers yet.
See lists of open source and layered products that work with OpenVMS here (filter by architecture to see those available on x86).
VSI Service Platform is used to distribute OpenVMS V9.2. Take a look at this video that explains how to use the VSI Service Platform to download software packages and report bugs (it was made for V9.1, but the same instructions apply for V9.2).