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ODI Jobs That Load to BAM Comsumes More and More Memory from the Server (Doc ID 1143703.1)

Last updated on JUNE 16, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Using ODI, and running one ODI scheduler Agent, with following Java settings in the ODI "" file:

The jobs are scheduled to run every n minutes. After a couple of days, the OS memory is used up and the OS user gets a Closed Connection error and can not log into the machine any more.
The symptoms vary depending on your environment set up but mostly other symptoms you will see are:

  • ODI Agent dies with no error.
  • the scheduled Scenario errors with java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: GC overhead limit exceeded
  • Or Scenarios hang at RUNNING status forever.

It happens regardless which version of the java is being used.


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