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ComputerWorld: Solaris for IA-64 coming this fall

Sep 02, 1999, 20:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jaikumar Vijayan)

"Sun Microsystems Inc. will make an early version of its Solaris operating system for Intel Corp.'s forthcoming IA-64 [Merced]architecture available to key software vendors this fall.

The move will give software vendors a head start on developing and testing 64-bit Solaris applications for the IA-64 platform..."

"...vendors in Sun's IA-64 independent software vendor program will also receive an Intel-configured IA-64 simulator system and a suite of tools and compilers for migrating current 32-bit Solaris-on-Intel applications to 64-bit IA servers."

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