Difference between 64bit and 32bit JVMs for CC&B 2.3.1 (Doc ID 1326936.1)

Last updated on JUNE 06, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing - Version: 2.3.1 and later   [Release: 2.3 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

What is the difference between a 32-bit JVM and a 64-bit JVM? The 32 bits JVM have better performance as per http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/hotspotfaq-138619.html#64bit_performance. Why should a 64-bit JVM be used instead of a 32-bit JVM?

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