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Re: Notification services on Itanium Hardware

Subject: Re: Notification services on Itanium Hardware
From: Joe Webb
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 06:32:37 -0500
Newsgroups: microsoft.public.sqlserver.notificationsvcs
SQLNS v2.0 (for SQL Server 2000) is not supported on the 64-bit
platform. Perhaps you can look into leaving one 32-bit system in place
to run the SQLNS components and migrate the rest. The 32-bit SQLNS
components can pull event data from a 64-bit system.


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On 21 Apr 2006 16:02:03 -0700, "Mike" <[email protected]>

>We're looking at developing a system in SQL 2000 utilising NS.  It
>works fine in our development and QA setup which are both 32-bit
>However, in a couple of months i'm going to need to migrate to our main
>production servers (clustered Itanium) and need to know that NS wont be
>a problem, I know that it makes use of extended DLL's and we've hit
>problems in the past with IA64 hardware not being able to use 32-bit
>I suppose what i'm really wanting is an idea of whether it's possible
>to get NS installed and working properly on IA64 hardware.  As if so
>then are there any pitfalls that we need to watch out for.
>If anyone has any ideas about this, or if you've already done something
>similar then please get in touch.  I know that it will no doubt work in
>2005 but we're a good 12 months away from being able to migrate our
>systems across so there's not much point suggesting that (hope i dont
>sound too condescending, it's just i've heard that suggestion so many
>times before about other things)

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