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Troubleshooting Long Garbage Collection Pauses (Doc ID 1575592.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2023

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


To provide guidance on solving long pauses during garbage collection (GC) with the HotSpot JVM.

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Troubleshooting Steps
 1. Fragmentation in the heap
 2. Other OS activities happening at the time of GC
 3. Insufficient heap size
 4. Bug in the JVM
 5. Explicit System GCs
 Alternatives to Fix

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