Re: What is DEC Alpha?

Subject: Re: What is DEC Alpha?
From: John Kohl <sasjqk -at- SABLE -dot- UNX -dot- SAS -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 1998 12:46:04 GMT

In article <0ae701bddd09$6b3a7800$1d00000a -at- cc323161-a -dot- catv1 -dot- md -dot- home -dot- com>,
William Meisheid <wgm -at- SAGELINE -dot- COM> writes:
|> >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.

And just FYI (to the original poster), the operating system is
called OpenVMS Alpha.


John Kohl

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