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(computer science) a unit for measuring the execution speed of a computer's CPU (but not the whole system)

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5-mm-diameter BIPS to determine if and when the particles would pass through specific segments of the bird's GI system (proventriculus, ventriculus, proximal small intestines, and distal large intestine-cloaca), and predict when all of the BIPS should have passed into the distal large intestine-cloaca.
BIPS also offers prepaid card products for general use, payroll and gift card solutions.
Sean Copeland, Managing Director of BIPS, commented, "The partnership with Cash Technologies has far reaching benefits for both organizations.
Clients have priced over $1 billion in unique commercial mortgages via BIPS since we launched in February.
Through BIPS technology, we will be able to offer our customers a new payment method which can help them handle the tedious task of bill paying in a convenient and efficient manner.
The Trinium Nine Series delivers 262 MIPS (million instructions per second) per instruction processor, and performs at nearly 3 BIPS when configured with 16 instruction processors, fulfilling Hitachi's statement of intent issued last February, and making it the world's most powerful commercial enterprise server.
When a customer decides to pay his invoice, he accesses the BIPS interface and fills in the data necessary to instruct Mellon Bank to debit his account at his bank and to credit PP&L's account at Mellon Bank.
The new AlphaServer systems are the first to use the Alpha 21164 BIPS chip, at 300MHz the world's most powerful microprocessor.
With peak execution rates beyond 2 BIPS, the top-performing Alpha chips push the performance envelope for file server applications and visual computing applications such as video conferencing, 3-D modeling, video editing, multimedia authoring, image rendering and animation, as well as many Windows business productivity applications.
The processor-independent Windows NT operating system in conjunction with the highest performance Alpha processor, delivering peak execution rates of up to 2 BIPS, will help enable this new multimedia, content-rich world of visual computing," commented D.
With peak execution rates up to 2 BIPS, the top-performing Alpha 21164-500MHz chip pushes the performance envelope for file server applications and visual computing applications such as video conferencing, 3-D modeling, video editing, multimedia authoring, image rendering, and animation, as well as many Windows business productivity applications.
The client/server configuration included seven 300MHz AlphaServer 8400 5/300 systems driven by the world's fastest and first BIPS (billion instructions per second) microprocessor -- the Alpha 21164.