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Internet Week: Compaq To Ship Low-End Alpha Server

May 17, 1999, 12:13 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mitch Wagner)

"Compaq plans by the end of the month to ship a new low-end server, the AlphaServer DS10, a single-processor system running the new EV6 21264 Alpha processor..."

"The system uses a 466-MHz processor, has four PCI slots for a capacity of 29 GB internal storage, and 64 MB to 2 GB memory. The system is designed to provide fast I/O, with a 1.3-GB-per-second, 128-bit-wide pipe between the CPU and memory. The server also has two 10/100 Ethernet ports..."

"The new server will run either Linux or Compaq's Tru64 Unix operating system. Compaq plans to port its C++, FORTRAN and C compilers onto Linux to enable a single set of source code for both Linux and Tru64."

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