FW: What is DEC Alpha?

Subject: FW: What is DEC Alpha?
From: "Collins, Darren DA" <Collins -dot- Darren -dot- DA -at- BHP -dot- COM -dot- AU>
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 1998 10:09:26 +1000

Add to that list Linux (a free Unix). See
http://www.ssc.com/lj/issue46/2494.html for more info--they used DEC
Alphas to do the computer graphics for the movie Titanic.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: William Meisheid [mailto:wgm -at- sageline -dot- com]
> Sent: Friday, 11 September 1998 8:21
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: What is DEC Alpha?
> >Can anyone point me in the direction of some information that
> explains
> what DEC Alpha is?
> A DEC Alpha is a computer built around DEC's Alpha Chip which runs one
> of three operating systems: DEC Ultrix (a 64 bit UNIX), VMS, or
> Windows NT. NT applications for Alpha are compiled specifically for
> that platform.
> I would think that how you document would be influenced more by the
> operating system than the chip.
> I hope that helps.

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