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DECstation

(computer)
A range of RISC based workstations manufactured by DEC.

DECstation

(1) An early series of RISC-based single-user workstations from Digital, introduced in 1989, that ran under ULTRIX.

(2) A PC series from Digital introduced in 1989.

(3) A small computer system from Digital, introduced in 1978, used primarily for word processing (DECstation 78).
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4) At right, he demonstrates the DECstation 3100 in 1989.
The initial modeling was done with VolVis, VolPack/ vprender, and GL Ware programs on a DECstation 3100 computer.
After substantial modifications to the shared file system to support increased transparency and failure recovery [Welch, 1990], migration was ported to Sun-3 workstations, and later Sparcstation and DECstation machines.
Our measurements show that the new algorithm reduces heap allocation by 36% and memory fetches for local/global variables by 43%; and improves the already-efficient code generated by an earlier version of the SML/NJ compiler by about 17% on a DECstation 5000.
The implementation started [Verschelde 1990] on a SUN3/280 and moved [Verschelde and Cools 1993a] to a DECStation 5240.
Finally, it describes the design and performance of the x-kernel based prototype, which executes on a collection of DecStation 5000 workstations running Mach and x-kernel version 3.
All experiments were run on a DECstation 5000/240 running Ultrix, and times were user plus system times obtained from the UNIX time routines (which are not very precise) and are given in seconds.
Execution of a single simulation (10 000 SAWs for each of 12 deciduous forest patches) on a 200 x 200 cell landscape took [approximately equal to]4 h of CPU time on a DECstation 5000.
SIRSI's STILAS is installed on a DECstation 5000 host computer at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Technical Information Center (RTIC), located in Commerce City, Colorado.
In short order, Hyphen produced software RIPS running on the Macintosh, IBM's PCs and RISC machine, a DECstation and a Sun Microsystems workstation.
The software runs on a powerful 25-MHz, 80386-based DECstation PC/Workstation with 170-Mb hard disk, enabling users to operate several TA modules simultaneously while running TA software libraries or data analysis programs.