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From:Mark Matthews Date:June 24 2003 7:34pm
Subject:Re: Anyone had a chance to try an Opteron yet?
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David Griffiths wrote:

> I'm surprised there is not more interest in this; is it that not many work
> with large-ish (10+ gig) databases that need high-end performance?
>
> A 64-bit CPU won't have the 4-gig memory limit that a 32-bit processor
will;
> even worse, Linux is apparently limited to about a 2-gig process.
>
> SuSe Enterprise Linux supports 512-gigabyte processes with 16 processors.
> Imagine 10 gigabyte database all in memory.
>
> Even better, larger file sizes - no more 2-gig files. Max file size is
> 9-Exabytes ( "9" followed by 18 "0's" ). All the posts I see about people
> trying to get around the 2 gig file limit should be really excitied.
>
> I guess I'm just surprised by lack of interest. I've been bugging our CTO
> once a week about this, and hopefully should have a server on my desk
by mid
> summer to late fall.
[snip]

I suppose this might be stating the obvious, but you did see our Opteron
binary for Linux at http://www.mysql.com/downloads/mysql-4.0.html
(listed as AMD 64), didn't you? :)

	-Mark


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