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From Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot>
Subject Re: Suggestion for web site: stating out requirement for running Apache DS
Date Fri, 18 Jun 2010 14:49:04 GMT
That's interesting.

What a strange OS....

Definitely something that should be investigated.

We've run a little test with Emmanuel and it seems the cause of this overhead in memory consumption
is the daemon wrapper we're using (Tanuki).
Launching ApacheDS within Apache Directory Studio (which does not use the wrapper) only requires
67 MB of memory (


On 18 juin 2010, at 16:26, Je suis la poubelle wrote:

>     Yes, I saw the same thing as in your screen shot.  However, by
> experience with XP, I've learnt to look at "commit charge" at the
> bottom of the dialog, though I've really no idea what that's supposed
> to mean and what difference is there from "memory usage" column.
>     Yours in the image is 576MB when ADS is running.  Try to stop ADS
> service and do a calculation.  You'll see the difference will be about
> 400MB.
> On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 15:46, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just checked memory usage for Apache DS and here's what I got:
>> - 157 MB on Windows XP (
>> - 126 MB on Mac OS X (
>> Ok... Not 64 MB, but closer to it than 400 MB.
>> Emmanuel, maybe we should have a look at what is taking that much memory footprint.

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