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"java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: GC Overhead Limit Exceeded" Error When Running BI Publisher Reports (Doc ID 1503149.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2017

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version to [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Servers crash frequently.  Users are submitting BI Publisher reports that are failing. In the bipublisher.log file the following error appears:

Caused by: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException

at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
at oracle.xdo.common.xml.XSLT10gR1.invokeParse(
at oracle.xdo.common.xml.XSLT10gR1.transform(
at oracle.xdo.common.xml.XSLTWrapper.transform(
... 54 more
Caused by: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: GC overhead limit exceeded



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