PA-RISC


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PA-RISCPrecision Architecture-Reduced Instruction Set Computing (HP)
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Assuming the same applications on both platforms, users won't notice much difference when migrating from HP-UX on HP PA-RISC to HP-UX on Intel Itanium 2, says Dan Nordhues, HP's Director of Product Marketing for PA-RISC and Itanium Workstations.
Earlier this week, Intel outlined the compatibility features within the IA-64, claiming full binary compatibility with IA-32 in the processor hardware, and binary compatibility through software translation for PA-RISC.
5GHz) delivered a leading score of 25,817, a 71 percent improvement over a 32p HP Superdome on 875MHx PA-RISC scoring 15,025.
At HP he was the technical director and principal architect of both the PA-RISC and PA-Wide Word (the basis for Itanium(R)) processor architectures.
TPC-C running DB2: the p5-570 system holds the record for the fastest 16-way result, is the only 16-way system in the TPC-C top ten list by performance and beats a 16-way HP Integrity system by 168% and a 64-way HP PA-RISC system by nearly 50% (1).
In fact, support of HP-UX for Itanium 2 complements Arkeia's solutions already available for both HP-UX for PA-RISC and Linux for Itanium 2-based systems.
Today the Roadmap covers support recommendations for Solaris, HP-UX, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows operating systems running on UltraSPARC, PA-RISC, Intel, or AMD compute platforms.
HP Superdome systems equipped with PA-RISC and Itanium processors accounted for 121 of the company's entries and HP AlphaServer systems represented 18 sites, including the most powerful system in the United States -- the AlphaServer-based ASCI Q system at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Nissan will use IBM eServer x440 systems, which can scale to 16 Intel Xeon Processors, to replace PA-RISC based servers from HP.
The release of HP-UX 11i v2 provides customers of Itanium-based systems with a proven and complete enterprise-ready operating environment, a full complement of independent software vendor (ISV) applications, the same rich mission-critical functionality that HP-UX provides customers of PA-RISC processor-based systems and full service and support offerings.
Offering data, source and binary compatibility between the PA-RISC and Itanium architectures, HP-UX 11i Version 1.
In October 2001, Enhanced announced that its 72Mb DDR Enhanced SRAM (ESRAM) is being used as a large Level 2 cache in the HP PA-8800 microprocessor, Hewlett-Packard Company's next-generation PA-RISC microprocessor.