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Re: PostgreSQL on 64-bit Windows

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Pedro Briones García <pbg(at)tragsa(dot)es>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL on 64-bit Windows
Date: 2008-01-11 15:31:02
Message-ID: 47878BB6.8080702@commandprompt.com (view raw or flat)
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Pedro Briones García wrote:
> Hello.
> 
>  
> 
> According to PostgreSQL FAQ
> 
> *Q: Does PostgreSQL Support 64-bit Computing?*
> A: Yes. In fact, we've supported 64-bit systems for at least 10 years, 
> just like a lot of other Unix and POSIX software. *We do not yet support 
> 64-bit Windows, however*.
> 
> Does it mean that PostgreSQL can not run on a 64-bit Windows computer, 
> or does it mean that it is possible, but the database does not make the 
> most of the capacity, but it works as if the computer would be of 32 bits?
> 


My understanding is that it will run on 64-bit windows but in 32bit mode.

Joshua D. Drake



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