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System running out of memory during start up

SA-1668

Summary



System running out of memory when starting up due to PermGen issues.

Error Messages



2014-09-22 20:54:46,206 [   PegaRULES-Batch-2] [  STANDARD] [                    ] [lComplaints:03.06.01] (ernal.async.BatchRequestorTask) ERROR   - Batch activity "AEXP-FW-GC-Work.WrapperUpdateGCCase" threw:

java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen space

Root Cause



Reviewing ALERTS which suggested the max perm size is very low

 
2014-09-23 04:00:10,030 GMT*7*PEGA0028*85983040*77384908*bc34d551a230fcba0262a2d360e92be6*NA*NA*NA*NA*NA*NA*NA*?*-1*27*Service Thread*NA*com.pega.pegarules.management.internal.events.JVMNotificationManager*NA*NA*NA*NA*NA*NA*NA*NA*NA*NA*NA*NA*Collection usage threshold exceeded for class storage memory pool (PS Perm Gen) INFO:MemoryPool=PS Perm Gen;PoolType=class storage;Event=java.management.memory.collection.threshold.exceeded;TimeStamp=2014-09-23 04:00:10,029 GMT;Count=880;NotificationSequenceNo=13;Threshold=77384908;Used=85983040;Max=85983232;Committed=85983232;Init=22020096;*


Resolution



set a higher max perm size say –XX:MaxPermSize=384m and recycle JVM’s
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Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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