Blogs: Xiaobin Lu on the actual memory consumed by Java
Xiaobin Lu, in "Perception == Reality," blogs about another Mustang feature: removing the memory-mapping of rt.jar (and other such resources), changing the (perceived) memory footprint of the java process to be closer to the actual memory footprint.
- Posted by: Joseph Ottinger
- Posted on: August 10 2005 07:11 EDT
Good to see that I won't have to explain this to admins trying to figure out where all their memory is going on our production Linux servers.
One minor nit:
By doing what I just described, we effectively bring the perceived footprint down by around 120% [...]
Wow, so it uses negative information? ;)