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Digging Into Data Centers
HP Corporate Business Systems marked Hewlett-Packard’s entry into the market for data-center-specific products. The systems included nine models adapted from the HP 3000 and 9000 product lines, which ...
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Great Optics: HP Fiber Optic Link
The Hewlett-Packard Fiber Optic Link (HP-FL) disk-array product could offer up to 27GB of data-protected storage per cabinet, an astonishing capacity for its time. HP-FL was introduced to provide stor ...
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HP 3000 Series 930 Processor
The processor at the heart of this HP 3000 series 930 was a part of the first generation of computers to feature Hewlett-Packard’s proprietary reduced instruction set computing technology.
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Precision Architecture: The Future Now
Hewlett-Packard celebrated the shipment of its first products to use Precision Architecture (Hewlett-Packard’s proprietary reduced instruction set computing technology) with its typical exuberance. Mo ...
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RISC-Y Business: HP RISC Technology
Computer systems of the 1980s were pricey investments. But Hewlett-Packard’s implementation of reduced instruction set computing (RISC) technology changed the math for enterprise computing. It brought ...
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Taking a RISC: The HP 3000 950
When it was introduced in 1986, the HP 3000 950 was the most powerful computer Hewlett-Packard had ever produced, capable of supporting up to 400 terminals. Along with its counterpart, the 930, it was ...
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The First RISC Chip
Hewlett-Packard’s first use of reduced instruction set computing (RISC) required the company’s biggest R&D project ever to that point. Codenamed Spectrum and released under the name Precision Architec ...