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From "Uwe Schindler" <>
Subject RE: Any updates on the G1 collector and Lucene recently?
Date Thu, 07 Jan 2016 22:45:33 GMT

personally, I have not seen any horrible problems caused by G1GC since Java 8u40. I would
say, it is safe, but others may have their own opinion.

In any case, use latest Java 8 Update 65.


Uwe Schindler
H.-H.-Meier-Allee 63, D-28213 Bremen

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marcos Juarez []
> Sent: Thursday, January 07, 2016 6:22 PM
> To:
> Subject: Any updates on the G1 collector and Lucene recently?
> I've mostly used CMS for in all production VMs in the past, both Lucene and
> not, and it has worked great.  However, now I'm faced with the possibility
> of having to use G1, and it scares me a bit.
> What's the latest on using the G1 collector with Lucene, especially since
> it'll be the default collector in JDK9 according to JEP248?  I know Uwe
> Schindler, Dawid Weiss and Robert Muir have talked/dealt with it in the
> past, so if possible, I'd like to hear their latest thoughts on the topic.
> Previous thread on the topic from April 2015:
> Garbage-Collector-td4203235.html
> Thanks,
> Marcos Juarez

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