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3.1 Unitree




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This article is from the storage FAQ part2, by Rodney D. Van Meter with numerous contributions by others.

3.1 Unitree

    The uncle of UNIX HSMs. Developed primarily at Lawrence Livermore
National Laboratories.  Commercialized by a company called DISCOS,
then sold to OpenVision.  UniTree was sold to UniTree Software in
December, 1994.  See http://www.unitree.com.

Many versions exist on different hardware platforms, including a
National Storage Lab (NSL) UniTree commercialized by IBM - Fed
Systems. It's also available on SGI, Convex, and Amdahl hardware, at
least.

        See also "Epoch vs Unitree" below

For Convex, try

Jim Wilson
214-497-3085
jrwilson@convex.com
Business Development
Data Management Applications
Convex Computer Corporation

For most other platforms, call Open Vision at (800)223-OPEN or
(510)426-6400.

New info:

The latest release of UniTree, V1.9.1, has the following changes:
	- Available directly from UniTree Software Inc.
	- Support DEC, HP-UX, SGI, Sun
	- GUI(Tcl/Tk) tools for installation and administration
	- New name database structure
	- Common Message Logger
	- Parallel Migration and Staging
	- Multiple Storage Hierarchy (Optical/Tape)
	- FTP performance improvements (Read/Write 20MBs/16MBs)*
	- NFS performance improvements (Read/Write 3.5MBs/2MBs)*
	- Rule-based dynamic migration
	- Support for new robots (e.g., STK 97xx)
	- Support >2GB disk partitions on Sun
	- 64K File Families
	- Configurable media and drive types
	- Departmental File Server Configuration
	- Compatible with most backup software (Legato, CAM, SMArch)

Demo copy available for download from web site: www.unitree.com

New resellers in Asia, Europe, Australia

* Measured on a dual cpu Sun Ultra3000 with 256MB and 10 disks
-- 
Francis Kim				Phone: (510) 833-3460
Director of Sales and Marketing		FAX:   (510) 833-9345
Unitree Software, Inc.			e-mail: francis@unitree.com
11875 Dublin Blvd. Suite A200E	        WWW: http://www.unitree.com
Dublin, Ca. 94568
    

 

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