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From "Robinson, Eric" <>
Subject RE: Setting the Right Amount of Memory
Date Thu, 17 Jun 2010 17:02:10 GMT
> Time to hit the vendor around the head with the cluebat. 
> If the app is happy with less heap space then increasing 
> it is only going to cause problems - mainly that GC when it 
> happens will take longer and trigger longer pauses. You can 
> mitigate this with GC config (later VMs may make the right 
> choices for you anyway) but all this is just adding unnecessary 
> complexity.

I agree completely. I wish the vendor accepted feedback like this.
Unfortunately if you try to show them a better way, they tend to get
defensive and think of you as a troublemaker. :-(

Eric Robinson

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