The upgrade of my iMac for the new year: advice requested

I intend to buy a '5 K' 27"iMac very soon in the new year. My current iMac is great, but the new iMacs can support 64 GB of RAM (from trust OWC), and mine is only 32 GB, end of story. I really need the impetus of extra RAM for my work. Right now, I'm still on 10.8.5, as are the many benefits I know. But I simply must have the biggest capacity of RAM. My concern is the operating system. Can someone please give me some advice on how I should migrate my relatively valuable software without problem?

In the past, I managed to carry around with only a few bumps, but I realize the Mavericks realize / El Capitan are slightly different beasts OS to the Lion. So, in general, I'm in Logic Pro (of course!), with Kontakt as my pillar. In addition, plenty of third-party plugins and related software that could be a minefield. What would be my best strategy for getting up and running relatively smoothly? I ask this, because my time is at a premium, it is never really a period I would call convenient to do this, as I'm sure that many pros will understand.

I want to just be prepared for eventualities, that perhaps the community already have experience. Sorry, I really do not have to trawl all the threads though. He is currently a deadline after another, but I don't know that I can migrate successfully if I have good info on the new OS.

Really appreciate any help on this! Thank you...

Might help to know what equipment will be attached to the new beast. There has been some problems with El Crapitan from the beginning, but I think that most of them have been flattened, even if Apple OS latest have more load. Apple is trying to get os x and iOS under development platform even if there were a few bumps. Just make sure that your plugin is model compatible as well as all third-party drivers.  Bloom time is is more directly supported.

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Information on the compatibility of 10.11 El Capitan - Important.

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