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From "Phil Michnik" <pmich...@hotmail.com>
Subject Inability to clear cache from within an application indeed causes HeapOutOfMemory
Date Mon, 02 Feb 2009 18:50:30 GMT
Hello, 

I am responding to the following entry:
[jira] Closed: (DERBY-2700) Invalid entries in the cache manager are not garbage collected
until the CachedItem is reused
As I understood, the proposed solution being invalidated since derby indeed does not know
wether cache will be used or not. 
I think that only the application knows when it must sacrifice cache content in memory as
a soft solution for preventing HeapOutOfMemoryException.
It seems providing static synchronized API for the CacheManager will elliminate the problem.
I was able to solve HeapOutOfMemoryException only by restarting derby since I could not find
handles to the CacheManager. It was too hard given the complexity of my applications.
What is your take on this.
In any case I would greatly appreciate if you advise me on how can I install my own CacheManager
into derby.
Thank you in advance.
Phil Michnik (pmichnik@hotmail.com)
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