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 Solaris 64-bit Developer's Guide

"Beyond the 32-bit virtual address limit, applications programmers can still handle large problem sizes -- usually by splitting the application data set between primary memory and secondary memory, for example, onto a disk. Unfortunately, transferring data to and from a disk drive takes a longer time, in orders of magnitude, than memory-to-memory transfers."

 (Submitted by Noel Thu Mar 11, 2004 )


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