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Migrate 32bit to 64bit (oel4 to oel5)

userdba_5 Newbie
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Hi,

We need to migrate applications(database) from OEL-4.7 SERVER to OEL5 SERVER. Currently oel4.7 server is 32 bit and we need to migrate to OEL5 64-bit server.
Could someone please help us to find the correct steps/docs for this kind of migrations.

1. 32-bit server
Operating system -->OEL 4.7
Database version---->11.2.0.3

2. 64-bit server
Operating system -->OEL 5
Database version---->11.2.0.3

Note:- We are not trying to upgrade the database. Just we are moving the DB to 64bit new sever.

Thanks in advance
  • 1. Re: Migrate 32bit to 64bit (oel4 to oel5)
    asahide Expert
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    Hi,

    Check here manual(Converting Databases to 64-bit Oracle Database Software).
    <<http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/server.112/e23633/intro.htm#i1008703>>

    regards,
  • 2. Re: Migrate 32bit to 64bit (oel4 to oel5)
    Srini Chavali-Oracle Oracle ACE Director
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    You will need to install the 64-bit 11.2.0.3 software on the new server (pay heed to the pre-reqs), then apply the same patches to 11.2.0.3 that you applied on the old server, then follow the process in the link posted above.

    Oracle Database (RDBMS) on Unix AIX,HP-UX,Linux,Mac OS X,Solaris,Tru64 Unix Operating Systems Installation and Configuration Requirements Quick Reference (8.0.5 to 11.2) [ID 169706.1]
    How to Convert a 32-bit Database to 64-bit Database on Linux? [ID 341880.1]

    HTH
    Srini

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