High CPU and Increased GCs After JDK 8u261 Upgrade
(Doc ID 2732651.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 10, 2021
Applies to:Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 8 to 8
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Garbage Collection (GC) performance and higher CPU load are observed after upgrade from JDK 8u251 to JDK 8u261, on RHEL 7, without any other changes. The number of Full GCs increased from 0 to 90+ for a 2 hour load test. The regression disappears after reverting back to JDK 8u251.
Java was updated from version 22.214.171.124 to version 126.96.36.1991
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