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From aaron morton <aa...@thelastpickle.com>
Subject Re: Max heap not sticking?
Date Tue, 16 Aug 2011 21:34:51 GMT
Ian did you sort this out ? 

What values do you see passed in when you run ps aux | grep cassandra ? 

Cheers

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Aaron Morton
Freelance Cassandra Developer
@aaronmorton
http://www.thelastpickle.com

On 16/08/2011, at 1:08 PM, Ian Danforth wrote:

> All,
> 
>  When I connect to a node through jconsole it's telling me that my max heap is only 1.7gb.
(eg http://screencast.com/t/7DP8ovdUv) However I believe I have properly specified that it
should be 4GB in cassandra-env.sh. Total memory is 7.5GB
> 
>  I see greatly increased GC activity as the heap approaches 1.7GB. 
> 
> Can anyone suggest why the heap might not use all the memory as specified? 
> 
> Ian
>  
> 
> From cassandra-env.sh
> 
> MAX_HEAP_SIZE="4096M"
> HEAP_NEWSIZE="400M"
> 
> JVM_OPTS="$JVM_OPTS -Xms${MAX_HEAP_SIZE}"
> JVM_OPTS="$JVM_OPTS -Xmx${MAX_HEAP_SIZE}"
> JVM_OPTS="$JVM_OPTS -Xmn${HEAP_NEWSIZE}"
> 


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