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February 27, 2009  9:25 PM

64 Bit Rant

Posted by: Raj Perumal
64 bit, 64 bit compatibility, 64 bit compatible software, 64 bit rant, Windows 64 bit OS, Windows Vista 64, Windows XP 64

So I’d like to rant a little bit about something today, and that’s 64 bit desktop (not server) support in a Windows world. I’ve been using 64 bit Windows operating systems for...

August 28, 2008  9:49 PM

VMWare Infrastructure Client now runs on 64-bit

Posted by: Raj Perumal
64 bit, VC 2.5, VI Client, vi client 2.5, Vista, VMWare ESX 3.5, VMWare Infrastructure Client

Hi folks, just a quick update to a previous blog post. The VMWare Infrastructure client now runs on 64 bit as of 3.5 update 1 and VC 2.5 update 1. No need to perform any tricks or hacks to get it to work. Just install it as per usual and it should work just fine. -RP

July 27, 2008  7:27 PM

VMWare’s Virtual Infrastructure Client in a 64 bit OS

Posted by: Raj Perumal
64 bit, ESX, IT consultant, VI Client, Virtual Infrastructure Client 2.5, Vista 64 bit, XP 64 bit

For those of you getting into VMWare, you might try and install the VI client on your machine. If you have a 64 bit OS such as XP or Vista 64, you will get an error message saying you can't install it because it's only supported in a 32 bit environment.

The long and the short of it is...

July 14, 2008  3:50 AM

The Confusion with Hyper-V and 32 bit vs 64 bit

Posted by: Raj Perumal
32 bit, 64 bit, Core, Hyper-V, IT consultant, Virtualization, Windows 2008

Now that Hyper-V is available, I know a lot of people are raring to go ready to try it out. I know a few people have been bit by not knowing the system requirements, especially in regards to 32 bit vs 64 bit so I figured I'd mention a bit about it here.

Hyper-V as many people know is...

July 10, 2008  2:02 PM

Windows 2008 and Itanium Feature Support

Posted by: Raj Perumal
64 bit, Hyper-V, ia64, Integrity, Itanium, Windows Server 2008

I recently tried to implement Windows 2008 on an HP Integrity server and wanted to share a bit about my experiences. One of the things that Microsoft says is they support Windows 2008 on an Itanium box.

 I was able to install Windows 2008 in Full installation mode on the Itanium box....


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