This course provides the information needed to convert applications to run on the HPE Integrity NonStop X Servers. The course starts with an overview of the hardware architecture and then covers program migration information for each of the main languages. Other topics include the debuggers available on the new systems, including a new Native Inspect debugger, a new PC hosted TNS debugger, the new linker, and changes to NSDEE. The course is 60 percent lecture and 40 percent hands-on labs using HPE Integrity NonStop X servers.

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This course requires completion of one of the following prerequisites:

• Concepts and Facilities for NonStop Systems (U4147S)

• Experience with programming languages

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Module 1: Course Overview

• Objectives

• Schedule

Module 2 - Integrity NonStop X Systems Overview

• NonStop X basics

• NonStop X specifications

• Changes from Integrity NonStop NB56000c

• InfiniBand Interconnect

• CLIM types and configurations

• Big endian and little endian

• Changed, unchanged, and discontinued products and


Module 3 - Software

• Unavailable software products

• Software products version availability

• Operating system changes

• Changed software products

• NSDEE 7.0 changes

• TS/MP server class launch

• TNS/X process components

Module 4 - Compilers

• General considerations

• COBOL, C/C++, xpTAL, Java compilers

• Windows based cross-compilers

• Other tool names

• Labs: compile COBOL, C/C++, xpTAL applications

Module 5 - Linkers and Other Tools

• Linking with xld

• xld inputs and outputs

• DLL names and locations

• Run-Time Loader

• Examining an object file with xnoft

• Object Code Accelerator (OCAX)

• Accelerated Program Examiner (TNSVUX)

• BINDER changes

• Code Coverage Utility changes

• Labs: link multiple modules for execution; examine object files; accelerate a non-native application

Module 6 - Debuggers

• Available debuggers

• Changes to Native Inspect

• NSDEE 7.0 debugger changes

• TNS Visual Debugger

• Labs: using Native Inspect; using NSDEE debugger; using TNS Visual debugger

Module 7 - TNS Support

• TNS programs and tools available

• Object Code Interpreter

• Debugging TNS programs

• Program compatibility

Module 8 - General Considerations

• Migration concerns

• DDL dictionary conversion

• Third party tools

• HPE migration services

Module 9 - Operations

• Measure changes

• Performance analysis

• Peek changes

• Labs: using Peek and SCF

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