Alpha AXP

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Alpha AXP Trademark A 64-bit RISC scalable processor family developed by Digital Equipment Corporation and now marketed by Compaq Computer Corporation, designed for applications from PCs to large systems. Alpha is not biased toward any particular operating system and there are implementations of VAX/VMS, OSF/1 (a form of UNIX; see OSF) and Microsoft Windows NT. Alpha became available in 1992.