Welcome to CCSS Interactive
Learning - on-line training in OpenVMS. The site is continually
being updated and new courses being developed. We are proud
to announce the completion of our OpenVMS Basic Program -
a four course program as an introduction to OpenVMS.
Along with the completion
of the CCSS Interactive Learning OpenVMS Basic Program we
are now offering certificates for each course as well as the
program as a whole. Visit the page describing the certificate
program for more details.
CCSS Interactive Learning
has partnered with Stromasys SA, the publisher of Charon-VAX
Emulator and Charon-AXP
Emulator. The OpenVMS Laboratory Systems for CCSS Interactive
Learning courses are courtesy of Stromasys SA.
OpenVMS licensing for
NCE use is available via the OpenVMS Hobbyist program. What
you need to do is sign up with HP Connect and get what is
called a DECUS NUMBER and then follow the above link and
register to get the licenses.
Here is the complete
step by step procedure with links:
Connect and get your DECUS number, they should email you
a welcome packet shortly after you sign up...
Go to DECUServe
site and read about joining DECUServe
and then use that registration to qualify for the OpenVMS
Get OpenVMS/Alpha Hobbyist distribution and
for Hobbyist Licences (DECUS # required)
Install VMS, Load Licenses, LEARN!
To keep up to date on
the site's progress join the CCSS
Interactive Learning Email List!
CCSS Interactive Learning
is an environment built for you,
the student. The emphasis of the courses we offer is on OpenVMS,
the world's best production operating system, originally developed
by Digital Equipment Corporation, later enhanced by Compaq
Computer Corporation, and now with continued support and development
Company and VMS Software, Inc.
which has taken on the task of supporting new hardware and plans to port OpenVMS to the
Intel X86-64 hardware environment. Our goal is to offer effective training in OpenVMS
and related products to users anywhere in the world who have
access to the World Wide Web.
The courses offered here are complete. You need nothing
more than your web browser and a telnet connection to complete
each and every one of the courses we offer. We provide the
self-paced environment, the computer resources and the terminal
access. In addition we provide extended documentation, tutorial
services and testing with individual feedback on each test
by one of our experts.
Course certificates are awarded to those who complete the
test for a given course with a score greater than 90% correct
and average less than 30 seconds per question.
For those interested in extended study beyond the courses
we offer there is a selection of literature which relates
to the OpenVMS environment or computing in general.
In addition we offer links to materials which can make your
use of OpenVMS via a personal computer easier and more fulfilling.
These include robust terminal emulators and replacement keyboards.
Please, explore our site and investigate a course. All courses
are currently available at no cost.
We welcome your comments.