Windows NT vs VMS


Very interesting article from Mark Russinovich dating from Decembre 1998:

Windows NT and VMS: The Rest of the Story

Russinovich explains how David Cutler lead Windows NT after leaving digital and how he and his team borrow from their work on VAX machines.

The article goes on explaining the similarities between Windows NT & VMS (OS of VAX) and by doing so goes into some of the low level details of Windows NT with Russinovich’s talent to explain complex systems in few lines.

 

A must read!

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