Alibaba’s cloud technology department revealed at a conference on Friday that its Apsara operating system will be compatible with processors based on Arm, x86, RISC-V, as well as other architectures.
Intel designed the x86 instruction set architectural family, which is modeled on the Intel 8086 microprocessor and its 8088 derivative.
RISC-V is an industry standard instructions set architecture (ISA) based on the ideas of the reduced instruction set computer (RISC).
The Arm architecture is a collection of RISC (reduced instruction set computing) for computer processor designs.
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