CMS collection keep working during holiday
kirk.pepperdine at gmail.com
Thu Oct 9 10:03:52 PDT 2008
Tony Printezis wrote:
> Y Srinivas Ramakrishna wrote:
>> If you use jmap -histo:live <pid> from the command-line you will
>> get a full gc before the histogram is computed. This full gc will
>> be done despite having +DisableExplicitGC.
> In fact, given that we want to find out what's growing in the heap
> during the CMS cycles (which seems to be GCed during Full GCs), it's
> better to use jmap -histo (i.e., no :live) to avoid the Full GC. But
> I'm forgetting: which VM Ken using? IIRC only jmap in 6 has the :live
> / no :live functionality (before that, it always did a Full GC, which
> is not what you want some of the time).
What I found interesting was the diff between the live and full
histogram as it seems to be an indicator of churn.
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