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From: Colin Charles (colinmysql.com)
Date: Mon Apr 28 2008 - 18:40:38 CDT
> I would like to move from 32-bit to 64-bit MySQL within the next year.
> Unfortunately, there is not a lot of documentation on migration or anything
> else regarding 64bit MySQL.
Dump the database, restore on the 64-bit box, and all should be well
> What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit? Is this a good idea? Can
> it be done? What would make this go wrong?
Addressing more RAM currently is your only gain... On a 32-bit system,
you tend to only have 2.5-2.7GB of RAM available to MySQL (your OS needs
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