Recently while running Tomcat under Eclipse for one of the web application I was getting Java Heap memory related error
java.lang.OutOfMemoryError. What needs to be done here basically is to increase the jvm heap size. So for increasing the JVM Heap Size of Tomcat in Eclipse we have to set few VM arguments of the tomcat. Follow the simple steps to change the Heap Size of Tomcat under Eclipse. 1. Open the Server tab in Eclipse and double click the Tomcat server to open Server Configuration. 2. In Server Configuration, click on the Launch Configuration link under General Information. 3. Under Arguments tab, add following values in VM arguments.
To know more about -Xm options read this article.Code language: Java (java)
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Thx for the tip ;)
Is there a way to persist this change in an external config file (or other) to avoid edit launch configuration each time eclipse is restarted ?
Thx in advance.
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Could any one explain the advantage of initializing the instance variables inside a constructor, the same thing we can do after the object has been initialized and calling the respective setters method.
You are the man. I looked for this so bad. Thanks.
How do we set VM arguments in tomcat running outside of eclipse like from dos prompt ?
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its working well when we read a large size article first time, if you read the second time that file, it shows Same heap space problem
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Thanks! That works fine! :-)
Man, your solution is the only one that has worked for me, thanks a lot, keep up the good work
Can you tell me the max Limitation for JVM Heap Space.My requirement is to increase the heap size more than 1 GB…Can you suggest me an idae…..
Max Limitations of heap space is depends on your Server capacity & Ram. For 1Gb there wont be problem . if you have 8 gb ram there wont be problem to keep you Heap size limited to 2 Gb
Thnx viral i was finding solution from last nyte i found it here in very easy way….
really a good information …
bt i want to increase permgen memory ….
do you know how to ?
then do let mi know..
Setting vmargs in Eclipse.ini to the below and then making the above change in tomcat worked for me.:)
But Still my problem is not solved. It is saying that,”java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen space”
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I should be having enough size for my homebased unit.