E-FL: Excessive Memory Usage when SetFileLayout() is Called in a Loop

(Doc ID 1511620.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 08, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.51 to 8.52 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 30-May-2014***

Symptoms

PeopleTools 8.51.09, application HCM 9.1, on Linux OS

After upgrade from HCM 8.9/PT 8.48.19 to HCM9.1/PT 8.51.09, the customized ZZIPY011 (Payroll Extract) Application Engine program encountered a performance issue related to memory consumption.

The snapshot of memory from the HCM 8.9 environment shows that the App Engine process consume 55MB to complete, but same snapshot from the HCM 9.1 environment shows it consume 38GB to complete!

Cause

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