How To Increase The XMX Parameter in OWB 11.2 - java.lang.OutOfMemory Error (Doc ID 1086186.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 02, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Warehouse Builder - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The Java error java.lang.OutOfMemory may occur when importing a large MDL file.
The OWB 11.2 Design Center could also fail to start with:

C:\product\11.2.0\dbhome_1\owb\bin\win32>call setowbenv.bat
Error occurred during initialization of VM
Could not reserve enough space for object heap

How to increase the maximum Java heap size in OWB 11.2 ?

Solution

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