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From Jan Hoskens ...@schaubroeck.be>
Subject Re: Finally figured out the memory settings for Windows server
Date Wed, 03 Nov 2004 07:26:59 GMT
One other thingy: if you have tomcat installed, there may be a link in 
your start menu(depends on install version) but this isn't the same as 
running the startup.bat directly. (best to always use the latter)

Jan Hoskens wrote:

> I got tomcat running with the following environment variables (system 
> vars):
>
> CATALINA_OPTS = -Xmx512M -server -Xdebug 
> -Xrunjdwp:transport=dt_socket,address=8000,server=y,suspend=n 
> -Xnoagent -Djava.compiler=NONE
> CATALINA_HOME = C:\app\Jakarta-Tomcat_4.1.29
> TOMCAT_HOME = C:\app\Jakarta-Tomcat_4.1.29
>
> This does set my memory correct.
> (it has been a while sinds I set these though)
>
> Kind Regards,
> Jan
>
> Schultz, Gary - COMM wrote:
>
>> I was unable to get CATALINA_OPTS to set the memory allocation for 
>> Tomcat. I
>> will continue to try to see if I can get it to work. I'm not running any
>> other Java apps outside of Tomcat, so this isn't as much of a concern.
>>
>> Gary
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Robin Wyles [mailto:rob@robinwyles.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 2004 1:22 PM
>> To: users@cocoon.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Finally figured out the memory settings for Windows server
>>
>>
>> AFAIK JAVA_OPTS affects the JVM as a whole... I think you can use 
>> CATALINA_OPTS to specifically set the memory allocation to Tomcat.
>>
>> Robin
>>
>> On 2 Nov 2004, at 11:20, Derek Hohls wrote:
>>
>>  
>>
>>> Robin
>>>
>>> OK, the "hidden agenda" here is that I actually need to
>>> increase the memory for the JVM for non-Tomcat related
>>> apps as well (e.g. XReporter, which runs under Phoenix).
>>>
>>> Does JAVA_OPTS affect that as well?
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Derek
>>>
>>>   
>>>
>>>>>> rob@robinwyles.com 2004/11/02 10:17:45 AM >>>
>>>>>>         
>>>>>
>>> Derek,
>>>
>>> On 2 Nov 2004, at 07:42, Derek Hohls wrote:
>>>
>>>   
>>>
>>>> Being the eternal optimist, I would like to ask if
>>>> anyone know how to do this for Tomcat 4.x.... there
>>>> is no "Configure Tomcat" on the Windows menu?
>>>>     
>>>
>>> It's a while since I ran Tomcat under Windows, but I believe you can
>>> set the JAVA_OPTS environment variable by editing the
>>> tomcat_home/bin/catalina.bat e.g:
>>>
>>> set JAVA_OPTS=-Xms128m -Xmx512m
>>>
>>> Robin
>>>
>>>
>>>   
>>>
>>>>     
>>>>
>>>>>>> GSchultz@commerce.state.wi.us 2004/11/01 05:03:08 PM >>>
>>>>>>>           
>>>>>>
>>>> Thanks to all who provided assistance.
>>>>
>>>> I figured it out for Windows server. Go to Start->Programs->Apache
>>>> Tomcat
>>>> 5.0->Configure Tomcat. This will open up a dialog box to change
>>>> settings.
>>>> Click the middle tab, Java VM. There is a text area to add Java
>>>> Options.
>>>> After the last entry, -Xrs, add -Xms<value> -Xmx<value>, where
these
>>>> are the
>>>> minimum size and maximum size of memory usage for the Java virtual
>>>> machine
>>>> (JVM). Click Apply or OK, and restart the Tomcat service.
>>>>
>>>> One of the reasons I didn't think of this originally is that Apache
>>>> Tomcat
>>>> 5.0 was missing from Start-Programs on my development server. I like
>>>>     
>>>
>>> to
>>>   
>>>
>>>> test
>>>> in development before testing in production. Once I figured this out
>>>>     
>>>
>>> I
>>>   
>>>
>>>> reinstalled Tomcat on my development server, which placed Apache
>>>>     
>>>
>>> Tomcat
>>>   
>>>
>>>> 5.0
>>>> in Start->Programs. From there I was able to set and test the memory
>>>> settings for the JVM in development, and eventually place these into
>>>> production. The XSP that hits the Oracle database now flies. I can
>>>> gather a
>>>> 10947 record, 9.5 megabyte data stream quickly. It's an entirely new
>>>> web
>>>> site. It really performs well. I can't believe the improvement in
>>>> performance I received with the new memory settings.
>>>>
>>>> The increased performance isn't only with Cocoon. Performance of our
>>>> ArcIMS
>>>> applications has increased considerably.
>>>>
>>>> Once again, thanks to all who provided assistance.
>>>>
>>>> Gary T. Schultz
>>>> Web Technical Administrator / GIS Coordinator
>>>> Wisconsin Department of Commerce
>>>> 6th Floor
>>>> P.O. Box 7970
>>>> Madison, WI
>>>> 1-608-266-1283
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Schultz, Gary - COMM [mailto:GSchultz@commerce.state.wi.us]
>>>> Sent: Friday, October 29, 2004 12:51 AM
>>>> To: 'users@cocoon.apache.org'
>>>> Subject: Desperately seeking assistance and/or information on memory
>>>> setti ngs
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I'm desperately seeking a real working solution to memory management
>>>> in
>>>> Java-Tomcat-Cocoon in Windows. I continue to run into low memory
>>>> errors. I
>>>> researched the Cocoon wiki, Java web sites and Tomcat web sites, but
>>>> none of
>>>> the solutions appears to work. I can't get Cocoon to use more than
>>>>     
>>>
>>> the
>>>   
>>>
>>>> default 64 MB of memory allotted by the JVM. I had initially gotten
>>>> Cocoon
>>>> to free up 50% of the available memory, so I had 64 Meg in use, with
>>>> around
>>>> 30 Meg free. This initially help me with an XSP issue, but now when
>>>>     
>>>
>>> I
>>>   
>>>
>>>> check
>>>> Cocoon status I see that memory is getting low again, sometimes the
>>>> status
>>>> page will show just over 1 meg of free memory. My XSP no longer
>>>>     
>>>
>>> works.
>>>   
>>>
>>>> Our configuration:
>>>>
>>>> 2.4 GHz Xeon Processor Compaq server
>>>> 2.5 Gigabytes RAM
>>>> Windows 2000 (5.00.2195 Service Pack 4)
>>>> J2SDK 1.4.2_03
>>>> Apache 2.0.49
>>>> Tomcat 5.0.18
>>>> Cocoon 2.1.5.1
>>>>
>>>> I trying to sell Cocoon as a tool to help with a project at work. If
>>>>     
>>>
>>> I
>>>   
>>>
>>>> can't
>>>> get consistent results with the XSP, management will not go with
>>>>     
>>>
>>> Cocoon
>>>   
>>>
>>>> and
>>>> will turn to another solution. This will be a major set back for
>>>> greater use
>>>> of Cocoon in our agency. I'm also trying to sell other agencies in
>>>> Wisconsin
>>>> on the benefits of Cocoon, but this recent set back will only make
>>>>     
>>>
>>> my
>>>   
>>>
>>>> efforts more difficult.
>>>>
>>>> Any assistance I can get is greatly appreciated. I would like to see
>>>> Cocoon
>>>> used for tasks other than a simple web publishing system. But the
>>>>     
>>>
>>> way
>>>   
>>>
>>>> it
>>>> looks right now, that will be a hard sell in my agency and to other
>>>> State of
>>>> Wisconsin government agencies.
>>>>
>>>> Gary T. Schultz
>>>> Web Technical Administrator / GIS Coordinator
>>>> Wisconsin Department of Commerce
>>>> 6th Floor
>>>> P.O. Box 7970
>>>> Madison, WI
>>>> 1-608-266-1283
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>     
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