End of the line for HP’s Alpha processor

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End of the line for HP's Alpha processor

Hewlett-Packard will release the final processor upgrade for its AlphaServer line of Unix servers on Monday.

The 1.3GHz EV7z marks the last in a line of RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computing) processors initially developed by Digital Equipment but ultimately acquired by HP as part of its 2002 acquisition of Compaq Computer.

Read more about the processor releasehere.