A newbees' guide for CPU architecture names

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The aim of this post This post aims to be a help for computer newbees, or those who are working in the application layer but somehow have to buy a new server and install Linux on it, but are confused by those complex naming of CPU architectures (i386, x86, IA64, …). Note that this post shows which CPU “instruction set” architectures are compatible/different, but it does not step into how each “micro” architectures are different (e.g. Read More...