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Unix

or UNIX  (yo͞o′nĭks)
A trademark for a computer operating system that allows multiple simultaneous users.

UNIX

(ˈjuːnɪks)
n
(Computer Science) a multi-user multitasking operating system found on many types of computer

UNIX

(ˈyu nɪks)
Trademark. a multiuser, multitasking computer operating system.
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Noun1.UNIX - trademark for a powerful operating system
operating system, OS - (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
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During this quarter, HP was the only vendor to grow total UNIX revenue sequentially (4 percent), while the top four UNIX vendors dropped revenue by 15 percent or more.
This validation completes the first milestone in Caldera's commitment to validate Oracle9i Database, Oracle9i Application Server and Oracle E-Business Suite on Caldera Open UNIX 8.
In a related move, Caldera will also be making the Open UNIX 8 source code available to members of its developer program who request it.
The UNIX platform purchased, UnixWare 7, is a precursor to Caldera's recently announced Open UNIX 8 product.
Solutions like Data|WARE Workstation for the UNIX environment--working with the robust features of the MULTI Drive--provide a non-changing, reliable archiving media needed to meet obligations for critical information and deliver higher performance than ever before.
Windows Services for UNIX is Microsoft's latest suite of platform interoperability solutions, including Telnet, NFS, and NIS Administration.
Designed to empower database developers, FoxPro provides unsurpassed speed, full cross-platform capabilities, and backward compatibility with FoxBASE+(R) for UNIX.
X-Win32 LX addresses the enterprise's need for a graphical user interface to display UNIX applications that have been ported to run locally on Windows desktops.
Both the Common UNIX Printing System and PDQ allow MINOLTA-QMS to enable device-specific features, such as paper input trays or duplex printing options, by providing PostScript Printer Description (PPD) files to the CUPS or PDQ environments.
2 ESMP is our next step in bringing the value of UNIX to the high end server marketplace," said Bob Davis, vice president of marketing at Novell's UNIX Systems Group.
The validation efforts signal that Caldera can support customers running Oracle, and Oracle can support customers running on Open UNIX 8, worldwide.