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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
> 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
> summer to late fall.
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? :)
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