Re: 64-bit RDBMS server question

  • From: "Jared Still" <jkstill@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gorbyx@xxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 10:14:36 -0800

I just stumbled across my notes on this topic, and thought
you might like to know that ML Note 62290.1  is a must
read for this topic.


On 2/3/07, Alex Gorbachev <gorbyx@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

In addition to what's been expressed already, you might want to assure
the vendor that you will use 32 bit Oracle client if they have
dependency on libs.

On server side, make sure they don't use any external procedures -
this way their concerns about 32 vs 64 bit might be appropriate.

On 2/2/07, Mike Schmitt <mschmitt@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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
> as 64-bit, even though there are no application components that run on
> database server.  Are there any differences in datatypes between 64-bit
> 32-bit database software?  My understanding is that they are identical
> the client.  Can you think of any problems that 32-bit client software,
> jdbc connections would have with connecting to a 64-bit database on a
> different server?

Best regards,
Alex Gorbachev

The Pythian Group
Sr. Oracle DBA

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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