On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 05:37:24PM -0400, Curtis Maurand wrote:
> Linux compiled on an opteron and targeted for it will lose the 2-gig
> process limit. the 2-gig number is based on a 32 bit integer. You now
> would a have 64 bit integer (5 Quintillion as an unsigned integer. :-)).
> Imagine the 10GB database in memory, plus the temp and heap tables and the
> indexes. Lets not forget about the ability to have large heap tables,
> too. Life gets very interesting in the 64 bit space, especially since
> IA64's aren't exactly plentiful. As soon as I can afford one, I'm buying
> one. I'm very interesting.
Yeah, the operton should kick major ass with MySQL and sufficient
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