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AWE and 64 bit SQL

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Does 64 bit SQL require AWE setting for the buffer to reach all of the memory range?

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No.
In fact:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms190673.aspx
"AWE is not required and cannot be configured on 64-bit operating systems."
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according to http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms190673.aspx
AWE is not required and cannot be configured on 64-bit operating system
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OK. thanks very much for that info.
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Hold on here...AWE IS used...but it does it regardless of if you set it or not.  The reason?  SQL wants to use extra memory so that it can lock these pages in memory.
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