Java Heap Accumulates CachedRowElement Objects And Triggers OutOfMemoryError Exception (Doc ID 1479883.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2016

Applies to:

JDBC - Version 11.2.0.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


Java heap is getting exhausted ending up with OutOfMemoryError on application client side using IBM JVM J9 on Linux because of the accumulation of JDBC driver objects.
Core analisis demonstrates that java objects that are consuming the heap are related to OracleResultSetCacheImpl and especially CachedRowElement objects.

Cause

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