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From "Terence M. Bandoian" <>
Subject Re: heap memory issues
Date Wed, 20 Jun 2012 05:16:25 GMT
  On 1:59 PM, Miguel González Castaños wrote:
> On 19/06/2012 06:04, Terence M. Bandoian wrote:
>>  On 1:59 PM, Miguel González Castaños wrote:
>>> I know, but how do I know how much ram to assign in a 64 bits jdk? 
>>> We are planning to move to a bigger server (hopefully 16 or 32 gb).
>>> Miguel
>> 16 or 32 GB?  Is this a medical image processing system?  A control 
>> system for a space flight?  Sorry for the sarcasm but that just seems 
>> like an enormous amount of memory.
> It depends on how many concurrent users you have. If you have plans of 
> having more than 1000 people accessing at the same time your server 
> you have to be ready and I'm not talking about short sessions, but 
> long sessions and intense database access.
> Anyway, before we move to a bigger server, we need to get a stable 
> webapp and check which load can handle the current server.
> Miguel

Hi, Miguel-

Your comment about how mail is handled made the application suspect in 
my mind.  Beyond making sure it's stable, I would check that the 
application is at least reasonably efficient.

-Terence Bandoian

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