Memory—or the lack of it—is probably the most common bottleneck in any system, causing a slowdown that is evident to users. It’s the first issue you should look at when server issues appear. With the introduction of 64-bit computing, you have the luxury of servers supporting literally terabytes of RAM. If your application requires that much RAM that users must access, you can probably find room for performance enhancements. However, 64-bit computing can help applications that have high memory requirements scale better than running the applications on a 32-bit platform.

What Causes Memory Pressure?

Normally, Web applications that consume memory by design or due to poor code implementation lead to bottlenecks. You can identify many memory bottlenecks ...

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