Integrated: 8268122: Add specific gc cause for G1 full collections

Stefan Johansson sjohanss at openjdk.java.net
Wed Jun 9 14:35:15 UTC 2021


On Fri, 4 Jun 2021 11:29:24 GMT, Stefan Johansson <sjohanss at openjdk.org> wrote:

> Please review this change to add a new GC cause for GC Full collections that are caused by a prior collection not being able to free up enough space.
> 
> **Summary**
> During the review of PR #3143 it got pretty clear that reusing the Young GC cause for a following Full GC is not always good. A solution for this is to add a new GC cause that is used if a young collection can't free up enough space. This cause will not be used for other explicit Full GCs, like a call to `System.gc()`.
> 
> The would result in a change from:
> 
> [13,276s][info][gc             ] GC(71) Pause Young (Normal) (G1 Evacuation Pause) 3096M->3096M(3100M) 1,159ms
> [13,644s][info][gc             ] GC(72) Pause Full (G1 Evacuation Pause) 3096M->3096M(3100M) 368,157ms
> 
> to:
> 
> [18,454s][info][gc             ] GC(84) Pause Young (Normal) (G1 Evacuation Pause) 3096M->3096M(3100M) 1,312ms
> [18,815s][info][gc             ] GC(85) Pause Full (G1 Compaction Pause) 3096M->3096M(3100M) 360,737ms
> 
> 
> This PR is currently based in PR #4342, where we slightly change how Full GCs are scheduled if a Younc GC can't free up enough space.
> 
> **Testing**
> I've tested this change together with PR #4342 and tier1-3 looks good. Also done manual testing making sure the GC-cause is used correctly.

This pull request has now been integrated.

Changeset: caf7f498
Author:    Stefan Johansson <sjohanss at openjdk.org>
URL:       https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/commit/caf7f49887db3ea26ee302f37941f196b3a76f3f
Stats:     8 lines in 5 files changed: 6 ins; 0 del; 2 mod

8268122: Add specific gc cause for G1 full collections

Reviewed-by: tschatzl, kbarrett

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PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/4357


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