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Giving Oracle more RAM for streams

We are running Oracle9i on Server 2003 EE SPK1. I want to give Oracle more than 4G of RAM for SGA but I cannot. I have read old files in Metalink that suggest hidden parameters and registry hacks but they are all for Oracle 7 and 8. Any ideas? I need the RAM for streams. 9i streams is not the best but with more memory it seems to work out better.

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In order to allocate more than 2GB to the SGA, you must be running the 64-bit version of Oracle. This means that you must also be running a 64-bit operating system. Upgrade to a 64-bit OS and then install 64-bit Oracle.

This was first published in May 2006

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