tomcat-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Setting the Right Amount of Memory
Date Sun, 20 Jun 2010 11:08:17 GMT
On 20/06/2010 10:24, André Warnier wrote:
> Caldarale, Charles R wrote:
>> On Jun 19, 2010, at 18:31, "André Warnier" <aw@ice-sa.com> wrote:
>>
>>> As Mark writes above (and my interpretation of things) :
>>> - a bigger Heap means that the JVM will be able to accumulate more 
>>> dead stuff in it,
>>> - when it is needed however, it will take much longer, because there 
>>> is more stuff to clean up.
>>
>> I thought we had taught you better than that...
> 
> Ooops.

Me too. I was under the impression more dead objects == longer GC.

>> The time it takes to perform a GC is *not* dependent on the number or 
>> size of dead objects, just on the live ones.
> 
> That is counter-intuitive.  Pray, why is that ?

+1. I'd to get me head around this.

> 
> (Or point again to a page describing the process, maybe.  That would be
> useful for the OP also).

Mark



---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@tomcat.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@tomcat.apache.org


Mime
View raw message