Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016
Applies to:Java Platform, Standard Edition - Version 1.3.1 to 7 [Release 1.3 to 7]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 28-OCT-2012***
Garbage Collection (GC) takes a very long time to complete. During this time any application threads are all paused and the application seems to hang. If the Java option -XX:+PrintGCDetails is used to report the GC activity, a very long "real" time will be reported, while "user" and "sys" times are much smaller:
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