Does a 32bit JDK run without issues on 64bit Windows?
Posted on 2008-10-08
if I am running a J2EE application based on Tomcat 6.x, installed with a 32bit JDK, on a 64bit OS, is it reasonable safe to assume that there will be no issues ?
I know there is a 64bit JDK that _makes use_ of the 64bit architecture, but if I don´t care about that, does the 32bit version run as fine on a 64bit platform? I am troubleshooting some issues with the application (seem to be related to database connectivity) and try to check as many angles as possible.
My JDK version is 1.6.0_04 (Sun).
Hope this makes sense, I am no JAVA developer so pls. let me know if some important information is missing in the question.