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1answer
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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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2answers
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Can 32-bit Windows LiveCD modify the Registry of an Offline 64-bit Windows?

Is it possible to mount the NTFS and registry hives from a 64-bit Windows on a 32-bit Windows Preinstallation Environment (32-bit). Does 64-bit change the file format? Also can x86_64 machines boot ...
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4answers
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Virtualization: 64-bit or 32-bit?

I'm going to install Ubuntu 10.04 Server in a virtual machine and want run MySQL and Lighttpd on it. Are there any benefits or disadvantages between 64-bit and 32-bit virtualization, except the 4 ...
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Linux 2.6 32-bit + BIGMEM versus Linux 2.6 64-bit?

I've been told that 32-bit Linux with a bigmem kernel (when the system has >=4GB RAM) will perform better than 64-bit Linux. I'd love to define "perform better than" for you, but unfortunately the ...
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3answers
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What are the criterias to chose 32-64bit server?

My VPS hosting service allow me to install both Ubuntu 32bit and 64bit. I need to install Apache, Mysql and Drupal on my server. I was wondering if I should go with 64bit and why ? more in general ...
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1answer
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Issue running 32-bit executable on 64-bit Windows

I'm using wkhtmltopdf to convert HTML web pages to PDFs. This works perfectly on my 32-bit dev server [unfortunately, I can't ship my machine :-p ]. However, when I deploy to the web application's ...
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3answers
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What is the maximum memory a process (MySQL) can consume on a 32-bit OS?

I have MySQL running on a 32-bit RHEL box. The server itself has 4GB total memory with 2GB allocated to MySQL. I would like to know the max amount of memory I can put in the box and how much of that ...
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60Gb of Memory, 32-bit OS and PAE vs 64-bit OS

I have 60 Gb of RAM on server. Windows 2008, 32bit with PAE. One Sql Server 2008 Express Instance can use 1 Gb of RAM. So if I install 60 instances, each can use 1 Gb of RAM, right? And the second ...
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Should Windows 7, 32-bit vs 64-bit be installed on various machines?

Windows 7 will be released only 3 days from now. If there are a bunch of machines 1) Quad Core, 4GB machines 2) Core2Duo, 2GB machines 3) HyperThread 3.2GHz, 1GB machines are there pros and cons to ...