Java performance tuning: -XX:+AggressiveHeap option is not recommended (Doc ID 1285324.1)

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 12-Aug-2012***

Symptoms

Use of the Java command line option -XX:+AggressiveHeap can result in strange and unwanted effects. +AggressiveHeap implicitly sets a number of options which often conflict with other command-line settings.


Cause

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