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RISC-based system

A computer system that uses a RISC CPU such as a SPARC, PowerPC or MIPS chip. See RISC.
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The 64-bit versions of Windows Server 2003 and SQL Server 2000 offer customers the highest level of scalability, and is the leading platform to replace expensive, proprietary RISC-based UNIX servers running mission-critical business applications," said Bob Muglia, senior vice president of Windows Server Division, Microsoft Corp.
That said, there are other factors to take into account: Faster performance and plunging pricing for RISC-based workstations continues unperturbed.
We're seeing a displacement of RISC-based machines, even in the data center, by standard hardware and software.
V-Series high-performance, off-the-shelf injection molding machines come fully equipped with such features and options as EC 100 RISC-based distributed-intelligence machine control, ultra-responsive Smart Pump technology, single core pull/rack and pinion unscrewing, a swiveling injection unit for rapid screw and barrel changes, bi-metallic barrel and through-hardened D2 screw, etc.
EC 100 RISC-based, distributed-intelligence controls.
stated, "Axis' strong performance during the last fiscal year reflects the continuing strength of the network print server market, continued interest in our expanding line of RISC-based network peripheral products, and the success of our new international sales and marketing initiatives.
This is second only to x86-based servers and almost six times as much as on all RISC-based servers running Linux combined," stated Mark K.
Industry leaders such as Intel, Unisys and SAS are now working together to offer these capabilities to the Linux operating system at a significantly lower-cost than RISC-based alternatives.
Technically, RISC-based microprocessors still have a floating-point performance advantage over the Itanium systems, but Wintel platforms are far more ubiquitous, even in design and analysis shops.
V-Series Tiebarless machines come equipped with such features as an EC 100 RISC-based distributed-intelligence machine control, "Smart Pump" technology, and more.
The Itanium Solutions Alliance was formed by leading enterprise and technical solutions providers to work together towards a common objective of transitioning the world of RISC-based computing platforms to open, industry standard solutions based on Intel Itanium 2 architecture.