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Celebrating 30 years of OpenVMS

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October 25, 1977 marked the release of VMS v1.0, the first version of the HP OpenVMS operating system. Thirty years and several hardware platforms later, OpenVMS is better than ever, and ready to take on the future.

Use the interactive timeline above to take a look back at the past 30 years of OpenVMS. Use the scroll bar at the bottom of the timeline to change years; click on any event marked with a » for more details about the event.

» Podcast: Listen to reminiscences form some of the old-timers, several of whom were there at the beginning.

Celebrations of prior anniversaries:
» OpenVMS at 25 celebration site
» OpenVMS at 20 celebration site
» OpenVMS at 20 Nothing Stops it book (pdf, zip)