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From Adrian Speteanu <asp.ad...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Heap memory setting in JMeter
Date Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:57:07 GMT
Hi,

Make sure you leave memory available for system processes, it doesn't make
sense to allocate 8G of RAM to JMeter when the machine has 8Gb installed,
I'm surprised it checks for this, but its a good thing. Also make sure your
test setup scales vertically. Its advisable to scale horizontally, but if
you really must use a memory intensive script, validate that your setup
does what you expect of it.


Cheers,
Adrian Sp



On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 3:00 PM, Muthukrishnan S. <
muthukrishnan.s@sonata-software.com> wrote:

> Dear All,
>
> The machine where JMeter is installed has 8 GB of RAM with 64-bit
> processor. When I tried changing the setting for Heap memory, I'm able to
> open JMeter without any issues, until I set HEAP=-Xms8192m -Xmx8192m. I was
> just wondering if this can happen, as I never experienced this, usually
> JMeter will take until 1/2 space of the RAM. Just wanted to know if this is
> fine.
>
> Just a note - Also, in other machine it is taking until HEAP=-Xms8192m
> -Xmx8192m which has 9 GB RAM with 64-bit processor.
>
> Thank you in advance!
>
> Thank you,
> Muthu
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