VM and VMS

Updated: 04/30/2020 by Computer Hope

VM or VMS may refer to any of the following:

1. VM is an acronym for voicemail and VMS is short for voicemail system.

2. VM is an acronym for virtual machine.

3. VM is an acronym for virtual memory.

4. Short for Virtual Memory System, VMS is a multi-user, multitasking operating system introduced in 1977. Developed by DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation), VMS was designed to run on DEC's VAX (Virtual Address eXtension) and Alpha lines of computers. A modern version of the operating system, OpenVMS, is actively developed as of 2020.

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