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Observing "OutOfMemoryError" and Frequent Full Garbage Collections in WebLogic After Pointing Datasources to a 19c Database (Doc ID 2751978.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2023

Applies to:

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


When pointing the WebLogic Datasources to point to a 19c Database, there are a lot of "OutOfMemoryError" and frequent full Garbage Collections (GCs). The same WebLogic instance works fine with a 11g Database.

The analysis of heap dumps show nearly 30k instances of "oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection", loaded by " and these instances are referenced from one instance of "java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentHashMap$Node[]".  The memory leak is on oracle.jdbc.driver.HAManager.

The path to GC for oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection looks like this:


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