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What is the different of 64-bit Architectures? Why there is more than 1 standard? [closed]

For example, IA64 and AMD64 is 64-bit architecture for computing. But why it is different? Is there no industry-standard for 64-bit architecture (for desktop computer)? And what make those ...
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Does PCI for IA64 architecture require a different kind of PCI card or just a different kind of a driver?

I have a machine that is IA64 and it has a spot for PCI cards in it. I was wondering if the PCI cards in it can be just regular PCI cards, or if they have to be PCI cards that were built specifically ...
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Boot CD for ia64

I'm looking for rescue or live CDs for Itanium servers, but the only bootable CDs I've found are the distros installation CDs. Mainly I want to clone the servers disks, and also check memory or disk ...
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Virtualisation: Running KVM, XEN or … on an Integrity (ia64) server (with x86_64 guests)

We have a spare Integrity blade (2x Tukwila quad-core + 16Gb RAM) laying around which I would like to use has a Virtual Host for a couple of Linux VMs. I am having some concerns finding the best ...
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Remote network SLES install error on ia64

Does anyone have any experience installing SLES though lanboot on ia64? I have done plenty of network SLES installs for i386 and x86_64, even PowerPC, but for some reason ia64 is stumping me. I have ...
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What to do with a HP Itanium box?

One of my customers has a HP Itanium (Integrity Rx6600 I think) box. They want to use it for a running our apps (Linux based). I was initially hoping to put a ESXi on it and load Ubu 10.10 but I was ...
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Creating WINPE boot disc for IA64 architecture

Following the steps in the Windows Deployment Services getting started guide to create bootable media. After running Copype.cmd ia64 c:\winpe there is no equivalent of etfsboot.com in the ...
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What do you do with a 15 node decommissioned Itanium cluster?

We are decommissioning a 15 node Itanium cluster. We don't know what to do with it. Being geeks we want to put it (or its individual nodes) to some cool use, but since it is Itanium we are a bit ...
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Value of Itanium or Sparc over x86_64 for Oracle Deployment

We are looking at a new environment to run our Oracle Database running on SUSE (potentially migrating to RedHat). Our database is approximately 100GB and performs adequately on our current hardware ...
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Redhat not booting on an HP Itanium

I've inherited a number of different systems to administer. One of them is an HP Itanium running a version of Redhat. Today the system died and when I try to reboot selecting RedHat from the EFI ...
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SQL Performance Problem IA64

We’ve got a performance problem in production. QA and DEV environments are 2 instances on the same physical server: Windows 2003 Enterprise SP2, 32 GB RAM, 1 Quad 3.5 GHz Intel Xeon X5270 (4 cores ...
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Backup Exec Remote Agent for IA64 architecture

Does anyone know what is the best way to obtain a "Backup Exec Remote Agent" that works on the IA64 architecture? I have the install CD for version 10d, but it appears to be incompatible. I can't ...