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From Nikola Milutinovic <>
Subject Re: Perm Gen not being released in GC
Date Fri, 15 Sep 2006 22:01:21 GMT
> Im a Project Manager, not a techie but we had the same problem and had to
> increase the perm gen to the following:  Tomcat sets it at default at 64MB.
> Perm Gen Memory: 150 MB
> Max Perm Gen: 256 MB

Perm gen is memory reserved for class loading and is directly proportional to the number/size
of classes you load.

> We where getting perm gen out of memory errors which is why we did this.
> This stabilised the environment but we still have problems with our Heap
> Memory filling up and not been garbage collected properly.

That sounds like a memory leak.


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