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Alpha Architecture Reference Manual

Alpha Architecture Reference Manual (Paperback, 3rd edition)

By Architecture Committee, Alpha

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Alpha Architecture Reference Manual, Third Edition is the authoritative reference on the definition of Alpha architecture. Revised by the Alpha Architecture Committee, this book contains a complete description of the common architecture required of all implementations and describ...es the interfaces to support the Windows NT, Digital UNIX, and OpenVMS operating systems. The third edition reflects the latest implementations of the architecture, including the 21164A, 21164PC, and 21264. Some of the extensions to the architecture and the enhancement to the technical content include: new byte and word load, store and sign-extend operations; new multimedia instructions; new population enumeration and floating-point square root instructions; new instructions to improve data cache efficiency and updated Windows NT section. The Alpha chip is the fastest chip on the marketplace today. It runs Windows NT, UNIX and OpenVMS operating systems. New base-level server configurations provide four times the memory of current systems.
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ISBN 9781555582029
Released AU 1 Apr 1998
Publisher Elsevier Science & Technology
Format Paperback, 3rd edition
Series HP Technologies
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ISBN-13 9781555582029
Stock Available
Status Title is temporarily out of stock
Publisher Elsevier Science & Technology
Imprint Digital Press
Released 1 Apr 1998
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, 3rd edition
Edition 3rd edition
Author(s) By Architecture Committee, Alpha
Series HP Technologies
Category Reference Works
Computer Architecture & Logic Design
Mainframes & Minicomputers
Number of Pages 952
Dimensions Width: 178mm
Height: 235mm
Spine: 46mm
Dewey Code 004.22
Weight 1,460g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Alpha (Microprocessor), Computer architecture
NBS Text Computing: Professional & Programming
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly

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