Microsoft to deliver 64-bit NT on Digital Alpha

Microsoft pledged today to deliver a 64-bit version of Windows NT on the Digital Alpha CPU. The product is due in beta by the end of the year. The Alpha version of NT 5.0 will support 64-bit Very Large Memory (VLM), which allows more information to be processed simultaneously, speeds access to information in the system's RAM, and is especially useful for any database and high transaction volume work

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