Covering the material in Version 5.0 and significant additions and changes necessitated by the evolution of the architecture since the writing of the first edition. The significant technical changes include clarification of Mxx FPCT operand and Trap Disable Flags, clarification of system architecture and programming implications, and the addition of aCVTST, WMB, EXCB instructions.
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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.About the Author:
The Alpha Architecture Committee represents all the disciplines of computer engineering at Digital Equipment Corporation.
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Book Description Digital Pr, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1555581455
Book Description Digital Pr, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-088-55-8211518