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Manny Garcia

Joined: Apr 04, 2007
Posts: 28
I know that a java application has it's "sandbox" of memory allocated for it but what happens when an app uses up all of this memory? Does it freeze up, start using virtual memory, or something else?


Keith Lynn
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Joined: Feb 07, 2005
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Usually the JVM throws an OutOfMemoryError.
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