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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 ...
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The 32-bit ODBC client for MS-access does not work and installing the 64-bit client is not allowed, what to do?

I have a 64-bit Windows 7 laptop that I use for development. I have office 2003 installed, because I have a client that works with Office 2003. Microsoft Access is not installed, because it's my ...
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xen host with 48gb ram for 32bit guests

I have a Linux rhel xen host which will be running many 32 bit guests. (The guests have to be 32bit). The server has 48gb of ram, and currently it runs a xen kernel but this only sees 16gb of ram on ...
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RHEL 6 x64: running 32 bit applications

We develop an application which currently works in 32 bit mode only. It worked fine in RHEL 5 but failed to work in RHEL 6. The reason is RHEL 6 by default is installed with 64 bit libraries only. ...
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What is the benefits of windows 2008 64 bit server over windows 2003 32 bit server [closed]

My application/website is currently running on windows 2003 32 bit server, in my last business meetings our business people has asked to move my application/website on window 2008 64 bit server, but ...
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32bit or 64bit PHP on 64bit capable processor/64-bit Windows Server 2008/IIS7

I plan to install PHP on a system running on AMD Opteron/Windows Server 2008/IIS7. According to the device manager the OS is a 64-bit Operating System. So which flavor of PHP should I install on it. ...
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IIS 7.X dual support for 32 bits and 64 bits applications

Here is a fact: Microsoft Internet Information Server 6.0, imposes deployment restrictions on 32-bit and 64-bit applications. Specifically, IIS 6.0 can either support 32-bit applications or it can ...
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Why does a 32-bit server support 32GB RAM?

I just got an old IBM x445 with 4xXeon and 32GB RAM home. I happily put in Win2008R2 DVD but got a bit surprised when it said the system only has 32-bit CPU. A quick Google confirms that. What does a ...
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websphere application server 32bit to 64bit upgrade

We are running WAS 7.0.0.13 32bit I'd like to upgrade it to 64bit as one of our new apps requires 4GB JVM. Do you think it's possible to achieve this kind of upgrade without reinstalling the product ...
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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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enabling 32 bit applications in IIS 7 on Windows 2008 R2 64-bit breaks error pages

I'm porting some old ASP/.Net applications over to a clean build of w2k8R2 running IIS7. The older .Net applications and some 3rd-party dlls require enabling 32-bit mode for the applications pools ...
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Upgrade Windows XP 32-bit to 64-bit using repair (e.g. in-place upgrade)

I have a user with a Mac + VMware Fusion with a 32-bit Windows XP virtual machine. He needs a 64-bit OS for a project he is working on with the development team. It appears that the upgrade process to ...
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How many bits in my Ubuntu?

How can I find 32 or 64 bit my OS is? I thought uname returns it, but I can't find it there. > uname -a > Linux fl00r 2.6.35-27-generic-pae #48-Ubuntu SMP Tue Feb 22 21:46:58 UTC 2011 i686 ...
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Why is 32-bit-mode required in IIS7.5 for my app?

I have a .net4 web application running in a 64 bits 2008 server. I can only get it to run when I set the app pool to Enable 32-bits application to true. All dlls are compiled for .net4 (verified with ...
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Windows 7 x64 not returning search results from Outlook 2010 x86

We're working on upgrading our office PCs to Windows 7 and Office 2010. At this time, I'm planning on deploying 64-bit Windows where possible to take advantage of the 4GB of RAM several PCs have. ...
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Virtual machine : is it possible to run a 32 bits guest OS on a 64 bits host OS?

I am a software developer, and I need to use old version of Borland/Embarcadero Delphi 7 for one software. The others ones are PHP software. I will have soon a 64 bits PC, running Linux, but I need a ...
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static web server: 32 or 64 bits?

For a webserver serving just static files (lighttpd or nginx) which is better, 32 or 64 bits? Which OS is preferable? Centos 5 or Ubuntu 10.04?
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How to from IIS 32-Bit to 64-Bit Migration?

How can I transfer to IIS located on Windows Server 2003 64-Bit OS to IIS located on Windows Server 2003 32-Bit OS ? IIS good now working.But , When I query , that's gives me errors " Error:object ...
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32-bit DLL on SQL Server 2008 x64

Is it possible to run a 32-bit DLL on a SQL Server 2008 x64 server? I need to use the DLL inside a stored procedure. Thanks
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Linux: 64 bit VS 32 bit on server for web-app

I want to choose distribution version of server on VDS\Cloud. I choosing between 32-bit and 64-bit. From one side, server with 64-bit OS faster than same server with 32-bit OS (is it true?). From ...
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CentOS with both 32bit and 64bit libraries?

Does anybody know the basic jist of what needs to be done to accomplish this?
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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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How can install scripts determine which are the correct equivalents for /usr/lib for 32- and 64-bit libraries?

I have an SDK that must install 32-bit and 64-bit files in the correct places under /usr/lib for a variety of Linux distributions. For example, it appears that for Fedora, /usr/lib64 is the 64bit ...
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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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Rsync 32bit Ubuntu to 64bit instance

I am running Ubuntu Maverick (10.10) 32bit VPS on Linode. I want to use RackSpace for "functional" backups, but they only offer 64bit on their CloudServers. Ideally I would like to be able to RSync ...
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Installing 32-bit Software Outside %windir%\Program Files (x86) on Windows 2008 R2

I have a 32-bit app that I need to install and test on a Windows 2008 R2 server. This app has some dependencies on 3rd party 32-bit software (Oracle 10g client and TCL runtime -- a large portion of ...
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Why does x86 represent 32bit when x64 represents 64bit?

My question is why is the shorthand for 32-bit x86 when the shorthand for 64-bit is x64? I am guessing it has something to do with the days of 386s and 486s, when the 32-bit processors all ended in ...
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Unable to add a 64-bit MSI package to a Group Policy Object on Windows Server 2003 (32 bit)

I am trying to remotely install a 32 -bit MSI and a 64-bit MSI, using Group Policies in Windows Server 2003 (32 bit). I've created a distribution point and a Group Policy Object. When I try to ...
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Multiple 32bit processes on 64bit IIS - memory limit?

I've got a legacy ASP web application that uses a VB6 DLL. The app is quite memory hungry. I need to run multiple instances of the app on one machine. Now since VB6 DLLs are 32bit only, running in a ...
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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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Configuring IIS 6 to run 32 bit asp.net applications on Windows Server 2003 64 bit

I need to run php on on one of my websites but I need it to support 32 bit binaries. If I run: cscript.exe adsutil.vbs set W3SVC/AppPools/Enable32BitAppOnWin64 "true" ...all my existing asp.net ...
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SQL Server: 32-bit instance on 64-bit server?

Is there a way to create a 32-bit instance of SQL Server on SQL Server 2008 x64 without installing SQL Server 2008 x32? And if I have to install SQL 2008 x32; is there a problem installing both 32 ...
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64bit VM guest on Server 2 performance horrible if >2GB RAM

We're a software development shop, and we're experimenting with VMWare Server 2 on Windows XP Professional/32 (corporate standard, can't get away from it) with Windows 2008 x64 as guest for 64-bit ...
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Performance impact of Win32 + PAE on a JVM

one of my clients insists on installing a Windows 2003 Entreprise OS on a 32 GB RAM server. My application is a java web application (servlet) mostly reading a datawarehouse. This DWH will be running ...
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x64 Windows reports 32GB RAM usable out of 64GB RAM installed - why?

I've got a server with 64GB RAM installed (reported in both the bios and in Windows), but the system information from control panel displays the fact that only 32GB of this is usable. I've only ever ...
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Should I install 32-bit database or 64-bit database?

(I've read a lot about 64-bit versus 32-bit OS/Apps, but this question is specifically in regards to databases.) I'm trying to understand the pros and cons of 32-bit versus 64-bit databases, and ...
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Restoring an 64 SQL server 2005 backup to a 32 bit installation

I am under the impression that this cannot be done, but would love to know if it can. And if so, why?
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How to get old DLL's running on 64bit server

I'm moving my company's websites from a windows 2003x86 server to windows 2008x64 which is running IIS 7.5. The problem that I've got is that all the DLL's which were running fine on the old server, ...
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Why aren't my old DLL's running with my app pool in 32bit mode?

I am moving my websites from a server 2003x86 environment to a server 2008x64. the 2008 server is using iis 7.5 and the app pool I am using is configured for 32bit mode. I get an error 'Server object ...
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Can Server 2003 (32-bit) host a 64-bit boot image for WDS?

I'm running WDS on a Server 2003 32-bit system and need to capture a 64-bit Windows 7 image and then image a lab of computers with the 64-bit image. Can my 32-bit server host a 64-bit boot image, as ...
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What benefit do I get from using a 64-bit server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What benefits are there to running a 64-bit Operating System? I bought a small 256MB slice from slicehost and installed Ubuntu 10.04 64bit and wordpress on it. ...
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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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32bit vs 64bit guest VM and RAM usage

Why does a 32bit domU (Xen guest VM) use less RAM than a 64bit? Notes: The same software complied for a different arch(AMD64 vs. 686). Obviously this is Linux or BSD or something easily ported. Maybe ...
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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 ...