Oracle on Itanium 2. How will it fare.
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    Hi Guys,

    Now with Intel having released Itanium 2. what do you all think .. how will oracle perfrom on a 64 bit intel architecture and what kind of competition it will face in the world of 64 bit Intels floating around and which obviosly be a Microsoft dominated market.

    Is it that Oracle will lose its edge of 64 bit computing on Unix platforms and the high end server market.


    Ronnie
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    Oracle has been operation on 64 bit platforms for years. I don't see any problem with the software itself.

    A 64 bit processor needs a 64 bit OS to take advantage of all that power. In 2008 when MS comes up with a stable 64 bit OS, we'll compare...
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