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Multiple Processes

Pradeep Kadambar
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Joined: Oct 18, 2004
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I tried to do some searching on a query from a friend of mine. If suppose I run multiple instances of a java program (same or different) will there be single or multiple instances of JVM running, assuming all these setup being on the same macine.

I feel that there will be multiple instances of JVM as we specify JVM congigs seperately during program launch.
Pradeep Kadambar
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Joined: Oct 18, 2004
Posts: 148
If it were to be running on the same JVM .... can we achieve better memory management for the machine.

This may ease the GC process too...
Nitesh Kant
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Joined: Feb 25, 2007
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A JVM will be initialized whenever someone (script/command line/process) calls the following executable:
<jdk_root>/bin/java
with a valid fully qualified class name.


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