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    • Windows Client 64-Bit Roadmap and Business Opportunities Jay Kenny Product Manager Windows Client Group jkenny @ microsoft.com Microsoft Corporation
    • Session Outline
      • Product Overview
      • Customer Usage Scenarios
      • Technical Details
      • Supporting ISVs and OEMs
      • Resources
    • Session Goals
      • Attendees should leave this session with the following:
        • A better understanding of the features and benefits of Windows XP Professional x64 Edition and the business opportunity for the x64 Market
        • Knowledge of where to find resources for porting existing drivers to x64 or building new x64 drivers
    • Project Mission
      • Foundation: Establish the foundation for pervasive 64-bit computing
      • Performance: Give customers the ability to do more faster than previously possible
      • Security: Protect customers from malicious code with greater security enhancements than ever before
      • Compatibility: Ensure unprecedented compatibility that eases customer transition from 32-bit environments
    • Why Do We Need 64-Bits?
      • 32-bit addressing limitations
        • Memory bottlenecks lead to workarounds for surpassing the 2GB per user process limit
        • Address Windowing Extensions (AWE) and Physical Address Extensions (PAE) are difficult to implement
        • General scaling problems and limitations
      • Software demands on hardware continue to grow
        • Database, computation, realistic gaming, information explosion, etc.
        • Moore’s law…
        • …coupled with Murphy’s law (“any available system resources that can be used will be used”)
    • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition: Overview The Best of Windows XP Pro and More
      • Windows Firewall
      • Wireless support
      • Bluetooth
      • Windows Movie Maker
      • Home Networking Wizard
      • System Restore
      • Wide range of peripheral support
      Windows XP Professional Features New Functionality
      • Exploits the power of 64-bit addressing to allow up to 16 terabytes of virtual memory space
      • Dramatically increased physical memory support -128 GB
      • Greater performance due to architectural enhancements
      • Optimized for processors with x64 technology
      • Seamlessly run both 32-bit and 64-bit
      • Includes XP SP2 enhancements
      • Security Center
      • Built on top of Windows Server 2003 code base
      • Stronger Security Settings and Tools
      • Patch Guard
      • Safer browsing and email
    • Pricing and Availability
      • Product Pricing
        • List price parity with Windows XP Professional 32-bit
        • Part of existing volume license agreements
      • Product Availability
        • OEM, System Builder, MSDN and TechNet
        • No Retail Packaged Product
        • Included in Volume Licensing
        • Localized English, Japanese
        • Multilingual User Interface packs for German, Spanish, Italian, Korean, French, Swedish, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese
    • Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition: Benefits
      • Next Generation Performance
        • Dramatically increases speed of memory intensive applications
        • Far greater addressable memory
      • Enhanced Reliability and Security
        • Built on the Server code base
        • Enhanced Reliability and Security features
      • Single Platform Flexibility
        • Provides a seamless migration path to 64-bit computing
        • Runs 32-bit applications and 64-bit applications on one PC
    • Target Customer Usage
      • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is optimal for customers who are pushing the performance and memory limits of today’s 32-bit systems
      • Target Markets:
      • Professional:
              • High End Workstation Professional Users
              • CAD/CAM, DCC, Developers, Financial
      • Consumer:
              • Digital Enthusiasts Consumer
              • High End 3D Gaming and Advanced Video/Photo Editing
    • High-End Workstation Market
      • Key Vertical Markets
      • Manufacturing
        • Automotive
        • Aerospace
      • Entertainment
      • Financial Services
      • Software Development
      • Benefits
      • High Performance
      • Flexibility
      • Availability
      • Enhanced Productivity
      x64-Based Workstation Forecast 97% CAGR through 2007 Source: IDC, Worldwide Workstation Forecast Summary, 2002-2007
    • PC Enthusiast Market
      • Customer Attributes
      • Highly Technical
      • Early Adopters
      • Require Peak Performance
      • Top 4% of Consumer
        • Hardcore Gamers
        • Digital Media Enthusiasts
      Consumer PC Market
      • 500K beta downloads of Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
      • Enthusiasts lead broader adoption
    • Memory and CPU Limits 1 – Applications must be compiled with /LARGEADDRESSAWARE and the /3gb switch must be included in the BOOT.INI configuration file 2 – Applications must be compiled with /LARGEADDRESSAWARE, but the /3gb switch is not included in the BOOT.INI configuration file 3 – Extended with Windows Server 2003 SP1 8 TB Not applicable Virtual Address Space per 64-bit process 16 TB 4 GB Total Virtual Address Space 128 GB 470 MB / 650 MB 3 Paged Pool 128 GB 256 MB Non-Paged Pool 1 TB 1 GB System Cache 128 GB / 1-2 CPUs 4 GB / 1-2 CPUs Windows XP Professional x64 Edition x86 Physical Memory and CPU Limits 2 GB / 4 GB 2 2 GB / 3 GB 1 Virtual Address Space per 32-bit process x64 x86 General Memory Limits
    • Differences from 32-Bit XP Professional
      • Created from the Windows Server 2003 code base
        • Benefits from security and reliability improvements being delivered with Windows Server 2003 SP1
        • Windows XP Professional servicing updates will not work on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
      • No support for DOS, 16-bit applications, POSIX or some legacy networking protocols
      • x64 greatly benefits from additional registers provided by the x64 processor
      • No support for 32-bit device drivers
    • Excellent Support for 32-Bit Applications
      • x64 processor architecture allows for native execution of 32-bit code with no emulation overhead required
      • Performance equal to x86 systems
        • Faster for some 32-bit applications due to additional architecture resources under x64
      • Supports .NET Framework applications
      • 32-bit applications operate seamlessly with a few exceptions:
        • 32-bit processes cannot load 64-bit ones and vice versa
        • No support for 16-bit code except for some 16-bit installers that Windows transparently swaps with compatible 32-bit versions
      • All kernel mode drivers must be 64-bit
    • Microsoft x64 Technical Readiness Programs http://www.route64.net/ http://msdn.microsoft.com/
      • 1 to 1 developer interaction
      • Depth program for ISVs and Customers
      • Produce x64 native applications
      Technology Adoption Program
      • 180 day Evaluation download
      Trial Software Program
      • 500K+ participants
      Customer Preview Program http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/64bit/evaluation/upgrade.mspx
      • Developer access to latest builds
      • Actively file bugs
      • 10k participants
      Technical Beta Program
      • Route-64 Developer Program
      • - Tour through cities worldwide
      • Talk-64 Developer Webcasts
      • 3 day hands-on training program
      • Most 32-bit applications run with no modification
      • 64-bit software announcements
        • CAD/CAM
          • PTC – Pro/E
          • Unigraphics – Parasolid
        • CAE
          • ESI Group – Virtual Try Out Space
        • DCC
          • Softimage – XSI
          • NewTek – Lightwave 3D
          • Adobe – Photoshop (32-bit Extended)
        • Scientific
          • DHI
          • Wolfram Research – Mathematica
        • Security
          • Symantec
        • Audio
          • Cakewalk – Sonar
        • Gaming
          • Atari – Shadow Ops
      • Check out the Fast Lane to see 64-bit applications in action
      x64 Software Application Availability
      • Wide OEM and System Builder support for x64
      • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition systems available from:
        • Dell
        • HP
        • IBM
        • Acer
        • Fujitsu Siemens
        • Alienware
        • Check out the systems in the Fast Lane
      x64 OEM System Availability
    • x64 Adoption Curve X64 Adoption (# of systems) x64 Adoption Curve
      • 2006
      • Hardware
        • Broad Availability
        • X64 standard on new PCs
      • Applications
        • Wide variety and availability
        • Business and consumer
        • 32-bit app support
        • X64 becoming default OS
      • Market
        • Mainstream x64 Adoption for both business and consumer
      • 2005
      • Hardware
        • Availability
      • Applications
        • Key Professional Applications
        • Some PC Games
        • 32-bit app support
      • Market
        • General adoption in Professional Workstation Market (CAD, DCC, FIN, DEV, SCI)
        • Limited consumer adoption (high end gamers, video/photo editing)
      CY2006 CY2007
    • Call to Action
      • Ensure that your device and driver work on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
      • Follow the details on www.microsoft.com/whdc to ensure that your device is WHQL x64 signed
      • Evaluate old drivers to ensure x64 compatibility
    • Community Resources
      • Windows Hardware & Driver Central (WHDC)
        • www.microsoft.com/whdc/default.mspx
      • Technical Communities
        • www.microsoft.com/communities/products/default.mspx
      • Non-Microsoft Community Sites
        • www.microsoft.com/communities/related/default.mspx
      • Microsoft Public Newsgroups
        • www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups
      • Technical Chats and Webcasts
        • www.microsoft.com/communities/chats/default.mspx
        • www.microsoft.com/webcasts
      • Microsoft Blogs
        • www.microsoft.com/communities/blogs
    • Additional Resources
      • Assistance with porting Windows software to 64-bit
        • Microsoft Porting Labs in Redmond, WA - contact 64bitrdy @ microsoft.com to request a visit
        • Seminars and training events in North America, Europe and Asia – see http://www.route64.net
      • 64-bit Windows Development
        • Consult the Platform SDK and Driver Development Kits
        • Visit msdn.microsoft.com and search on “64-bit”
        • WHDC: 64-bit Platform Design website: http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/system/platform/64bit/default.mspx
      • General questions not addressed by any of the above
        • Please contact w64info @ microsoft.com