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PA-RISC

(Precision Architecture-RISC) A proprietary RISC-based CPU architecture from HP that was introduced in 1986. At various times, PA-RISC was used in HP's 3000 and 9000 computer families. See HP 3000 and HP 9000.
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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.
4) Given HP's poor positioning in business process reengineering professional services and its declining headcount, Clabby Analytics questions whether HP PA-RISC customers should continue to consider HP their strategic partner.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced dates when support for their AlphaServer and HP PA-RISC 9000 Server platforms will no longer be available.
It also offers an alternate path for HP PA-RISC server customers migrating their existing PLM or product data management (PDM) system to 64-bit Intel[R] Itanium[R] 2-based HP Integrity servers.
Continuum systems based on the PA-RISC 8000 microprocessor are 100% binary compatible with current Continuum systems based on the HP PA-RISC 7100 processor, protecting Stratus customers' investments.
Since its initial release in November 2005 for IBM AIX, Windows, HP PA-RISC and Sun Solaris, Lawson System Foundation 9.
The Galaxy 1100, a portable lightweight workstation, was designed for application-intensive DoD environments requiring binary compatibility with all HP PA-RISC processors.
In addition, more than two-thirds of HP PA-RISC server customers interviewed plan to migrate to Itanium.
1 software will support these platforms, as well as SPARC/SunOS systems, IBM RS6000 systems, SGI systems, HP PA-RISC systems, and DEC Alpha systems running OSF/1.
Advanced Visualization Systems visualization software will be available immediately on the complete range of HP PA-RISC workstations and servers announced today by Hewlett-Packard.
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).