Christopher Browne wrote:
> Then let's ask ourselves: "What use is 64 bit compatibility?"
> "... 64 bit support means database processes can access more than 2GB of
> physical memory, which is vital for supporting large enterprise
> databases and data warehousing applications."
> The problem with "only 32 bits" is that you can't make use of >2GB of
> RAM on a system. (Well, on a 4GB IA-32 box, you could have PostgreSQL
> consume up to 2GB, and then see filesystem cacheing use the rest, but
> you still only have direct access to 2GB at a time...)
I belive 4gig is the limit for 32 bits.
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