Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2017
Applies to:Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 184.108.40.206.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
WLS CACL is loading classes multiple times. Huge contention due to lack of negative caching and loading of TransformerFactoryImpl from JDK packaged xalan.
1. Huge contention in CACL loadClass since the TransformerFactoryImpl is being loaded by JDK bootstarp classloader and never cached in CACL cache
2. This class is com.sun.org.apache.*, which is cached in JDK level classloader.
3. prefer-web-inf is always "true".
4. Each servlet invocation is first trying to look in CACL and findClass is invoked because this was never cached in CACL.
5. This repeated call is causing huge contention.
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