i386 with PAE or AMD64 on PowerEdge with 4G RAM

Gaspar Chilingarov casper at web.am
Tue Jun 19 20:21:05 UTC 2007

> Just don't expect to turn the machines into 3D desktops for at least a 
> year :).
> amd64 is much better than i386 though from a functional standpoint, and 
> your databases probably won't mind the extra precision :).

mysql uses 64-bit counters/arithmetics internally on all platforms, so 
it works faster on amd64 :)

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