Ditto. We are fighting this same issue. ________________________________ From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Bobak, Mark Sent: Friday, February 02, 2007 9:56 AM To: mschmitt@xxxxxxxxxxxx; oracle-l Subject: RE: 64-bit RDBMS server question No, I cannot think of any real impact this would have. How would the app even know if the database it's connected to is 64-bit or 32-bit. I think the vendor is being ridiculous...but that's just me...;-) -- Mark J. Bobak Senior Oracle Architect ProQuest Information & Learning There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which shouldn't be done at all. -Peter F. Drucker, 1909-2005 ________________________________ From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mike Schmitt Sent: Friday, February 02, 2007 11:34 AM To: 'oracle-l' Subject: 64-bit RDBMS server question Hi All, We have setup a 64-bit Linux server with 64-bit Oracle 10g binaries. The vendor has now come back and said they do not support the database running as 64-bit, even though there are no application components that run on the database server. Are there any differences in datatypes between 64-bit and 32-bit database software? My understanding is that they are identical to the client. Can you think of any problems that 32-bit client software, or jdbc connections would have with connecting to a 64-bit database on a different server? Thanks, Mike This electronic message transmission is a PRIVATE communication which contains information which may be confidential or privileged. The information is intended to be for the use of the individual or entity named above. If you are not the intended recipient, please be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution or use of the contents of this information is prohibited. Please notify the sender of the delivery error by replying to this message, or notify us by telephone (877-633-2436, ext. 0), and then delete it from your system.