Can -Xmx and -Xms JVM Arguments be the Same? (Doc ID 1325529.1)

Last updated on APRIL 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Java CAPS - Version 5.1.3 to 5.1.3 [Release 5.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Are there any issues with setting -Xms & -Xmx equal to each other?

There is a known memory leak in older AIX and Java levels. Setting these to arguments equal to each other was the work-around provided by IBM

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