Migration of a database from 32bit to 64bit

Database migrations from an 32bit environment to an 64bit environment keeping the same platform architecture (e.g. moving an Oracle database from MS Windows XP 32bit to MS Windows Server 2003 64bit) does not happen that often anymore. But still we see them getting done. And there are a few things to note when doing such a move.

First of all the important question is:
Will you upgrade your database as part of this move – Yes or No?

If you say “Yes” then you are almost done with that topic as we will take care of …

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