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martin_215
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HP9000 why is it called so

why is HP ux servers called HP9000 series?
did we have a different series sometime before?

and why is servers called 800 and workstations called 700 series

is there any specific reason like processor code name or its just a name
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Scot Bean
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Re: HP9000 why is it called so

There were earlier HP 3000 servers, they run MPE.

Ranjith_5
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Jean-Luc Oudart
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Re: HP9000 why is it called so

You may check with these sites.
Was HP9520 = HP9000 - 520 1st HPUX machine ?

http://www.openpa.net/systems/dawn.html
http://www.gaby.de/e9ktxt.htm
http://www.old-computers.com/museum/computer.asp?st=1&c=141


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Jean-Luc
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martin_215
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Re: HP9000 why is it called so

thanks everyone for sharing these information
Trond Haugen
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Re: HP9000 why is it called so

Being nostalgic we have also hp HP1000 running RTE.
In the HP9000 series we have also had 200, 300 and 400 workstations. The 500 I seem to remember where both servers and workstations.

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Trond
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TwoProc
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Re: HP9000 why is it called so

I remember the 300's... the Apollos right?
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