How To Create a Java HeapDump in E-Business Suite

(Doc ID 835909.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle EBS Applications Performance - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.2 [Release 11.5.10 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This document explains how to create a Java heapdump and how to analyze generated report using 3rd party tools. It is intended for experienced E-Business Suite DBAs.

A heapdump will show current memory allocation details within JVM. It is usually used when investigating java.lang.OutOfMemory errors or memory leaks.

A heapdump will not show current status of running threads. Java stack traces should be generated as explained in  <Note 833913.1>

Solution

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