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Should I use 32-bit or 64-bit OS for my CentOS server running small VMs?

I'm going to run CentOS 6 on Dell PowerEdge R210 II with Xeon E3-1220 CPU and 4 GB RAM. I'm going to run several virtual machines on it, running various setups of websites. VMs most certainly be 32 ...
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32bits or 64bits for Windows Azure Web Sites?

The Windows Azure Web Sites offers two options 32bits or 64bits. New sites come with 32bits by default. For a server configuration it feels a bit odd because, AFAIK, the vast majority of web servers ...
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32bit ODBC++ dll on Windows 2008 Server 64bit

A client of ours is trying to migrate to 64 bit Windows. They haven't got an ODBC++ dll present and our solution linked against the version shipped with 2003 server (32-bit). However, when looking ...
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How to install 32-bit libraries using Debian Testing

Question: What is the way to determine, ahead of time and without doing a full install of 64-bit Debian Testing NETINST, when Debian Testing has 32-bit libraries available and fully working and ...
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Can I export mailbox contents from an Exchange 2007 server if I install Outlook 2010 x64 on the same server?

As per this article, in order to export mailbox contents from Exchange 2007, you need to use a 32-bit computer with the following software installed: Exchange 2007 management tools Outlook 2003 or ...
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Phantom Windows PowerShell profile on Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit

When I start Windows PowerShell in Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit, it runs an (incorrect) profile -- but I cannot see that PowerShell code in any of my Windows PowerShell profile files. [edit...] So ...
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Deploying an SSIS Package - TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified

I have an SSIS package which has 4 connections - a WebService, 2 SQL Server connections (across 2 domains), and 1 connection to an Oracle DB. When the package is run from Visual Studio from a laptop, ...
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how to install 32 bit PVM on 64 bit XEN Hypervisor

I have a 64 Bit Xen on Ubuntu 10.04, I have tried installing a 32 bit PVM as follows: virt-install -p --arch=i386 --name vm --vcpus 1 --ram 2048 --disk /dev/MYLVMREPO/LVM - location ...
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If kernel type (64/32) is no indication of what bit your distribution is, how do I know what I'm running?

If kernel type (64/32) is no indication of what bit your distribution is, how do I know what I'm running? I'm on Ubuntu, and I just found out, to my surprise, you can use a 64 bit kernel on a 32 bit ...
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How to install 32-bit packages on a 64-bit CentOS

We have a lot of 32-bit CentOS 6 servers with custom rpms built for i386 and i686 architectures in our own RPM repos. We now have some 64-bit CentOS 6 servers, but would like to be able to install ...
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MS Server 2003 Standard x64 Edition Service Pack 2 website displays differently than when it was on 32-bit server

Migrated from MS Server 2003 x86 to MS Server 2003 Standard x64 Edition Service Pack 2. When clients access ASP websites hosted on this server their IE 10 browser now displays Compatibility View ...
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With Windows XP, how would I download and burn a 4Gig file? [closed]

I am trying to use my PC to download CentOS 6.4 64bit, for the purpose of burning it to CD, so that I can install that CD on a new Linux server. I am required to use the 64bit version of CentOS. ...
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IIS7 32bit application does not fire error pages, only empty page

I'm configuring IIS7.5 on a new 64bit server to handle a older website that uses few 32bit components and a MS Access database. I've set successfully the application pool to support the 32bit - so ...
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Why is a 32bit OS limited to 4 GigaBytes of RAM? [closed]

What I don't understand is where the 4 GigaBytes comes from. Most of the articles I read say that 2^32bits = 4 GigaBytes, but this doesn't seem correct given that 8 bits = 1 byte. For a 32 bit OS: ...
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32 bit btrieve odbc driver on a 64 bit windows server 2008 r2

I have a 64 bit windows server 2008 R2 system. I want to install the Btrieve ODBC driver on this system, but there is only a 32 bit version of Btrieve ODBC available. i have tried with the given ...
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32 bit ODBC driver on a 64 bit OS

I have a 64 bit windows server 2008 R2 system. I want to install the Btrieve ODBC driver on this system, but there is only a 32 bit version of Btrieve ODBC available. Is there any way to install this ...
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“/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lz” but libz exists

While making my program on Redhat based linux (amd64), I get this error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lz collect2: ld returned 1 exit status Searching internet reveals that I have t install zlib 32bit ...
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Apache SSL on 64-bit Windows (not a valid Win32 application)

I have created a portable (relative paths) Apache installation. It works perfectly on my 32-bit system, but when I try to run it on a 64-bit system, it gives the following error: >httpd -t httpd: ...
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Installing 32-bit Access 2007 on a Terminal Server that already has 64-bit Office 2010 installed on it?

The users at my organization connect to a Terminal Server running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. They use Outlook 2010 on their profiles when they log in, and for this reason 64-bit Office 2010 ...
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mySQL 32bit vs 64bit [closed]

mySQL comes in 32-bit and 64-bit flavors. I have a 64-bit OS (OS X 10.8.) What are the advantages/disadvantages to running 32-bit vs. 64-bit mySQL on my 64-bit OS? p.s. I'm going to use mySQL with ...
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Moving a Solaris VM from 32 to 64-bit

If I have a VMware virtual machine running Solaris 11 Express originally installed on an old 32-bit ESXi 3.5 host, if I transfer the VM to a 64-bit ESXi 5.0 host, will Solaris upon next boot detect ...
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Recommended bit type for a Redhat web server - 32-bit vs 64-bit [closed]

I am setting up a Redhat Enterprise 6 web server and have the option to use either 32-bit or 64-bit. The server will have a Xeon 2620 processor and 16 GB of Ram. I don't foresee any individual ...
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RPM with RHEL: install 2 version of same package / different arch

I think the title is pretty self explanatory :) Is it possible, under RHEL (v 5) to install 2 instances of the same packages with 32 bit support for one and 64 bits support for the other one? ...
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32 bit exec fails to start but works when started through ltrace/strace

I have a 32 bits binary (running on a 64 bits host) that fails to start when started alone, returning an error when loading a shared library (cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Is it possible to upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 32bit to 64bit with out reinstall OS?

My VPS server is running Ubuntu 10.04 32bit now, but I have to upgrade my OS to 64bit because of the 32-bit limitation of mongoDB. But if i reinstall the system, there are a lot of programs need to ...
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Should I reinstall my production server from 32 bit to 64 bit if it has 16GB of RAM?

I have a production server with 16GB of RAM that came with a 32bit CentOs installation. The website hosted on this server is increasing its traffic every day and I am having some MySQL trouble so I ...
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How can I install VLC on RHEL 6.3?

I'm having a problem installing VLC on Red hat 6.3 When I try to use yum install vlc all goes well until it shows me this in the end: Error: Package: vlc-2.0.3-6.el6.x86_64 ...
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Good reasons to keep 32-bit Microsoft Windows desktop OSes

Server software has been 64-bit only for a while now (Since Server 2008 R2 for Windows, even earlier for Exchange and Sharepoint) and even Ubuntu are pushing you away from 32-bit versions for their ...
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Running 32 bit printer drivers on a 64 bit Windows 7 Pro

I just purchased a new workstation for a company network which is Windows 7 Pro 64bit. Unfortunately they have an Imagistics im2520f Copier/Printer that only has 32bit drivers available. Windows 7 ...
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HP DL380 G4 - Cannot install Server 2008 R2 64bit - not compatible

I recently purchased some software which will only run on the 64bit version of Windows, so I need to do a clean install of the 64bit version of Server 2008. When I ran the Intel Process Utility it ...
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CentOS5 python wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32

Has anybody ever encountered this wrong ELF class error? The failure is provided in more detail below: [root@nocloud ~]# system-config-users Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Multi-Architectures and Their Binaries

Why is there a /usr/lib and a /usr/lib32 directory but only a /usr/bin and no /usr/bin32 directory on a AMD64 64-bit-install of Ubuntu? If or when Debian/Ubuntu start supporting ...
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Install 32-bit MySQL client library on a 64-bit CentOS

I'm trying to run a compiled 32-bit binary on a 64-bit CentOS 5.3 (based on RedHat 4.1.2) host. The binary complains about inability to find libmysqlclient.so.15. Such a file exists on the server, but ...
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Trying to get an old 32-bit service (.dll) to run on a Windows 2008 server

I'm been trying to get an old 32-bit service (.dll) of ours to run on a Windows 2008 (R1 and R2). The service accesses a system-DNS for ODBC connection and secondly it performs some statistic HTTP ...
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CentOS EPEL install, bitness-independent command

I'm writing a small 'install script' and it requires EPEL on CentOS. The command (repo url) differs according to OS bitness, how do I unify this into one command? References: How to install EPEL I ...
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Need to move a debian server from i686 to x86_64 architecture

I have a debian server that I need to move from one hosting provider to another. I don't really know how the old server was setup, all I know is that it's running a Ruby on Rails application with a ...
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Which version of windows 7 should I choose to install [closed]

I want to install Windows 7 on my system. But I am not sure which version should I choose to install. Shall I go for 32 bit or 64? How can I decide that? If I can install any of them then which ...
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Downsides to running Windows 2008 64 with less than 4GB of RAM?

Occasionally I need to roll a server that doesn't need 4GB or more of RAM. Is there a downside (performance or otherwise) to just using 64-bit Windows 2008 on everything? This way I'm still in good ...
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Wanted: Unix zip command-line program with zip64 support

Is there a Unix command-line program that implements ZIP with ZIP64 support? The standard zip program won't ZIP files bigger than 2**32 bytes. I don't want to use .tar.gz format, because with ZIP I ...
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installing 32 bit libraries on arch linux

I can't seem to find the answer anywhere... So far I figured out that I need to add (uncomment) [multilib] Include = /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist On /etc/pacman.conf and then run: sudo pacman-key --init ...
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CentOS 6 on 32bit or 64bit? Ample RAM, Java Stack

I have an ESXi (v4.1 U2) box with 16GB RAM and 8 CPU cores available. The full stack will incorporate 2 CentOS 6 instances: 1) DB Server MySQL 2) Web server Apache httpd load balancer 2X Jetty ...
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Pervasive DLL initialization failure on Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm currently in the process of migrating some web applications from a 32-bit Windows Server 2K3 box to a new 64-Bit Windows 2008R2 box. The applications themselves seem to run fine (they use Classic ...
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32-Bit vs. 64-Bit CentOS Server configuration with 8 GB RAM

Looking at Xeon E3-1230 system with 8 GB DDR3 RAM. I've read (somewhere) that Cent OS 64 Bit has problems and/or that the 32 bit version is "better". Also, I know that with windows you need 64-bit ...
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More memory consumption from 32-bit to 64-bit?

When moving from a 32-bit to a 64-bit server, will apps take more memory on 64-bit machines because of the increased dataspace?
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Change 64bit Registry from 32bit Python

I am having difficulty do understand this. If I'm correct, A 32bit Python can't run a code and change registry values in 64bit. Do I get it right? Or is there a switch to turn on in which enables this ...
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Ubuntu — Running 32 bit software on 64 bit server

I'm planning to host a web application on a 64-bit Dell server with 32 GB RAM. I'm planning to put Ubuntu 10.04 LTS there. The problem is, our web app uses a simulator, which could be compiled and run ...
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“Cannot allocate memory” error for psycopg2 and libgcrypt.so on Debian 6, 64bit

I am having a weird production specific error related to Python psycopg2 postgresql driver and libgcrypt module. I was running Debian 6, 32bit to host my application with uWSGI and Nginx. I decided ...
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How to go about migrating from a 32-bit Ubuntu VPS to a 64-bit VPS?

I have a VPS that is running 32-bit Ubuntu server edition. I understand that migrating to 64-bit means reinstalling the OS; how do I do this remotely? Or do I need my host to do it for me?
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When is it a good idea to chose 32bit instead of 64bit VPS?

Within the next couple of days, I'm going to need two Linux VPS instances (probably Ubuntu 10.04), one running PHP and one for Ruby on Rails. Both are most likely going to use nginx and MySQL and have ...
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Adding Shortcut via GP - Program Files vs Program Files (x86)

So I have a 32 bit MSI package that installs in Program Files on 32 bit machines and Program Files (x86) on 64 bit machines. I am attempting to add a shortcut to this app via GP, but I'm not sure how ...