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Why will the Java Process Memory Size be Higher than the Java Heap Defined? (Doc ID 2376362.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 28, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


It is common to notice that the memory of the Java process is shown to be greater than the value of the heap size defined.

This document talks about the reason for such a behaviour.


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