Our FMS17 server takes 1.7 Gb of memory for JAVA as shown in the activity monitor. This is far to much for the available 4 Gb and is slowing down the webpublication engine
How to reduce this usage and how come fmserver needs so much?
I would add RAM. Memory is cheap. 4 GB for a server is under powered.
I use 16 GB RAM min for any production work.
Yes very true, we are installing a stronger server with more RAM, but for the moment we are stuck with a macMini with 4 Gb
The absolute minimum spec for FMS17 is 8GB, so 4GB just isn't enough and you can expect weird things to fail.
As to why the usage is so high: the WPE and other components are going to use what they need, with 8+GB this wouldn't be a problem so I don't think you can reduce it easily without possibly a long hard look at the design of the solution.
Much easier to just upgrade the RAM or switch to another machine.
fmpdude wimdecorte Thanks for the advice!
If you are configuring testing server, see document of Tomcat.
FAQ/Memory - Tomcat Wiki
It looks working with 1 client, changing it to -Xms1G (or less, from default value 2G). Of course it should depend on your solution, how many RAM is used on minimum access.
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