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From Casey Deccio <>
Subject Re: Reducing memory footprint
Date Fri, 04 Mar 2011 20:51:05 GMT
On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 11:03 AM, Chris Burroughs

> What do you mean by "eating up the memory"?  Resident set size, low
> memory available to page cache, excessive gc of the jvm's heap?
jvm's heap is set for half of the physical memory (1982 MB out of 4G), and
jsvc is using 2.9G (73%) of resident memory.

Are you saying: that you want a smaller heap and what settings to change
> to accommodate that, or that you have already set a small heap of x and
> Cassandra is using significantly more than that?

Based on my observation above, the latter.


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