Quiz: Which Processor Do I Need?

 
 
By David F. Carr  |  Posted 2003-09-10
 
 
 

1. We can easily compile and optimize the application we want to deploy for 64-bit processing.
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2. Others have used this or a similar application successfully on 64-bit platforms.
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3. Floating-point calculations comprise a large part of what the application does.
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4. The application sometimes needs to hold more than 4 GB of memory on the processor at a given time.
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5. Our technology staff has experience working with 64-bit platforms.
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6. The number of users or transactions for this application could increase rapidly to reach volumes that we cant predict.
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7. The application incorporates a security gateway that must process complex encryption algorithms instantaneously.
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8. Multithreading isnt fast enough; we need a platform that can run queries in parallel.
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9. Its quite likely that we will soon need a server with more than eight processors.
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10. Our applications are highly specialized or technical.
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