In computer architecture, 64-bit integers, memory addresses, or other data units are those that are at most 64 bits (8 octets) wide. Also, 64-bit CPU and ALU architectures are those that are based on registers, address buses, or data buses of that size. 64-bit is also a term given to a generation of ...

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How do I know if I am running 32 or 64-bit Linux?

what would be a command to run in different distros?
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What benefits are there to running a 64-bit Operating System?

I would like to hear community opinions on reasons to switch, to utilise, or when one should consider a x64 platform. Plus are there any additional benefits of running 64-bit Windows 7? over 64-bit ...
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Windows Server 2008 x64, Large File Transfers, and Memory Usage

I'm following up on this: http://serverfault.com/questions/37605/copying-large-file-to-remote-server-causes-it-to-run-out-of-physical-memory But figured I'd post this separately. I have a 64-bit ...
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Administrator File Modification Privilege

Windows Server 2008 apparently allows an application to somehow configure the folder so that any changes made within the folder require administrator level access. I login with an account that has ...
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Can MySQL effectively take advantage of 64 GB RAM?

We have been running into a problem where querying a table that has approximately 50 million rows, and has an index size of 4 GB (table size of about 6 GB) results in the database server swapping ...
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SQL Server wont start on my 64-bit virtualization slice

I have installed SQL server 2008 express on a 64-bit virtual box and the service wont start. Looking at the event log I get: Could not create tempdb. You may not have enough disk space ...
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How much overhead does x86/x64 virtualization have?

How much overhead does x86/x64 virtualization (I'll probably be using VirtualBox, possbly VMWare, definitely not paravirtualization) have for each of the following operations a Win64 host and Linux64 ...
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Easy way to convert custom 32-bit AMI into 64-bit one?

I have customised (EBS-backed) AMI for running a demo version of an application of ours. (The AMI contains Ubuntu 11.04 with a Tomcat & MySQL setup for the app itself, and Jenkins for easy ...
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Which linux version to install: i386 or x64?

Talking about ease of maintanence / software support does it matter what version of linux i386 or x64 version is installed? Server obviously is 64 bit however i wonder if living with 64bit OS would ...
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Is it possible to force a C# application compiled with the “Any” architecture tag to run as a 32 bit application on 64 bit windows?

I have a .Net application, compiled with the "Any" flag set for the architecture type. I am wondering if it is possible to force the application to run as a 32 bit application, on a(any) 64 bit ...
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After upgrading to 2008 R2 Enterprise and installing more RAM, Windows can only see 4.00 GB

(I have also posted this on technet but I'm running out of ideas) I've upgraded from Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard to Enterprise in order to make use of more RAM. The server previously had 32GB of ...
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Can I run 64-bit VM guests on a 32-bit host?

Can I run 64-bit VM guests on a 32-bit host? If I have a physical PC with 32 bit can I launch a VM that is 64 bit? What virtual machine software (Virtual PC or VirtualBox or other) would allow this? ...
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Which OS/distributions have 64-bit kernel and 32-bit userspace? [closed]

Which OS (or distributions) comes with 64-bit kernels (x86_64, SPARC64, PPC64, ..smth else?..) and 32-bit userland? I want all small userspace programs (like ls, cat, etc) to be 32-bit, because they ...
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Justifying a memory upgrade

My employer has over a thousand servers (running SQL Server 2005 x64 and a couple of other apps) all across the country. And in my opinion they are all massively underpowered for what they need to ...
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SQL2005 vs SQL2008

We are investigating replacing an existing SQL2000 server on Windows2003 (32Bit) with new hardware and a newer version. We are looking at an application that requires at least SQL2005, but will run ...
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PHP make install seems to end abruptly and does not update libphp5.so

I'm trying to compile PHP 5.3.3 and after a lot of ups and downs, I finally did 'make' it followed by 'make install' which just shows this: root@server [/tmp/php-5.3.3]# make install Installing PHP ...
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Apache start failing after apache config modifications, showing syntax error, cannot load php5apache2_2.dll into server

I am stuck again with apache setup guys. I am working on a 64-bit system running Windows 7 professional with service pack 1. I copied the working php5 installation directory from teammates, copied the ...
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Linux x86_64 reports 3.2G of memory instead of 4G

I have an ASRock G31M-GS motherboard with 4GB memory installed, but when I query the memory size under CentOS 5.4 (x86_64) [root@localhost ~]# uname -a Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.18-164.el5 #1 ...
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Windows Web Server 2008 R2 Max RAM 16 GB?

This is page: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa366778%28v=vs.85%29.aspx I see: Windows Web Server 2008 R2 Limit on X64: 32 GB In my system display, I see: Only 16 GB are usable. Any ideas? ...
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x64 print driver keeps asking for x64 windows disk

I'm trying to install x64 printer drivers on a Windows 2003 R2 Standard x86 print server. I downloaded the amd64 folder locally to the server. When I try to install the x64 bit print driver it asks ...
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Process Managment memory-leak in Windows Server x64?

After clean install and boot of OS Windows x64 I launched cmd.exe (any other exe) and closed it. Then I launch rammap.exe (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/ff700229.aspx). On the 2nd ...
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SQL Server Maximum RAM

I have a server running Windows 2003 Enterprise (x86) and SQL Server 2005 Enterprise SP. The sqlserver process currently consumes aorund 1.6GB of memory although there is around 12GB in the sever ...
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SQL Server 2005 on 64-bit, Memory > 3GB

Does AWE help on a 64-bit server? The option is still available. Does it do anything?
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Should I run 32 bit and 64 bit production applications on a 64 bit Debian server?

I need to run 2 proprietary C++ applications, one is 64 bit and the other is 32 bit ,on a production Debian GNU/Linux server. Both have a lot of dependencies for libraries provided by debian. Here ...
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Installing SQL Server 2008 32bit on 64bit : WoW64 error

Consider a problem installing SQL Server 2008 on Windows 7 x64. The installer gives some WoW64 error. Is it possible to install a 32-bit version of SQL Server 2008 on a 64-bit OS like Windows 7 x64? ...
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Black screen when connecting via RDP to a Win 2003 server

Recently (eg. in the last week or two), when I RDP to one of our servers running Windows Serve 2003 64bit, the login screen is black. If you can guess what it is prompting, then you can still login, ...
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Backup recommendation for Partitioned 64bit Domino (8.5) on Windows (2003 or 2008)

Does anyone have a recommendation for backup software that is compatible with partitioned, 64bit Domino software on Windows 2003 or 2008 server? Our current solution handles neither, though they may ...
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Is there any reason to use 64bit MySQL (and OS) on small databases?

I have a relatively small and happy MySQL 5.1 database living on a FreeBSD 7.1 64bit install. Because of incompatibility with our backup software and FreeBSD, I have to move the databases to a Linux ...
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installing sql server 2008 32bit on 64bit os

Hey guys i am facing a problem installing sql server 2008 on Windows 7 x64. it gives some wow64 error. can some one tell me is it possible to install 32bit version on 64bit OS. if yes, then please ...
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postgres on 64 bit linux or 64 bit windows server 2008?

Postgres does not have a 64 bit binary for windows server quote "As there is generally no reason to run with shared_buffers > 256 - 512MB on Windows, there isn't a great deal of incentive to put in ...
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Is AMD Turion™ 64 X2 really 64 bit?

I've HP Pavilion Notebook (db6000). It has AMD Turion™ 64 X2. It came pre-installed with Windows Vista Home Premium. I smoked it and installed Vista again. But in spite of it being touted at 64bit I ...