MPE/iX 7.0 Exp. 1 MPE/iX 7.0 MPE/iX 6.5 Exp. 2 MPE/iX 6.5 MPE/iX 6.0
platform functionality
HP e3000 A400, A500, N4000 (uni-processor support)      
HP e3000 A500, N4000 (multi-processor support)        
HP e3000 9x7    
HP e3000 9x8, 9x9, 99x
Support for PA-RISC chips in the 997/600800 servers and 989KS servers, with support for up to 6-way symmetric multi-processing (SMP)
Support for 10- and 12-way 997 servers  
  MPE/iX 7.0 Exp. 1 MPE/iX 7.0 MPE/iX 6.5 Exp. 2 MPE/iX 6.5 MPE/iX 6.0
performance
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        
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Internet and interoperability
Open-Source Apache Web Server
JDBC (Java Database Connectivity)  
32-bit ODBC bundled
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
Support for High Availability Cluster/iX      
High Availability FailOver/iX (HAFO)      
XP Raid Manager  
with XPMLXD9
   
XP Business Copy and Continuous Access      
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storage
Support for HP XP256 disk array  
Support for HP XP48/512 disk arrays    
Support for AutoRAID 12H
with MPEKXD1
 
Support for Nike model 20
Support for HVD10
Support for DLT8000 tape devices
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database
HP ALLBASE/SQL and HP IMAGE/SQL
TurboIMAGE/iX Support for databases with dataset size greater than 80 GB      
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 8 Port Advanced Communication Controller (ACC) for A- and N-Class Servers      
Data Communications and Terminal Controllers (DTCs)
SNA/Token Ring (Series 900)
IBM SNA/SDLC Link
Fiber Data Distributed Interface (FDDI) LAN protocols (supported via an external switch on HP e3000 A- and N-Class Servers)
IBM SNA/SDLC Link and BSC Link (Series 900)
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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)