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From Chris Burroughs <>
Subject Re: reduced cached mem; resident set size growth
Date Wed, 02 Feb 2011 18:29:29 GMT
On 02/02/2011 12:49 PM, Ryan King wrote:
> We're seeing a similar problem with one of our clusters (but over a
> longer time scale). Its possible that its not a leak, but just
> fragmentation. Unless you've told it otherwise, the jvm uses glibc's
> malloc implementation for off-heap allocations. We're currently
> running a test with jemalloc on one node to see if the problem goes
> away.

Thanks Ryan.

Is it over a longer time scale because of some action taken to mitigate
the problem, or has it always been that long for you?

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