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Memory footprints of threads in a process

Ruhi Akhtar

Joined: May 18, 2005
Posts: 5
I am running java process under tomcat on linux. The java process comprises of multiple threads. I would like to track the memory consumption of threads under a particular java process. Is there any OS utility to track the memory of these individual threads.

suggestion appreciated.

William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 13036
What does "memory consumption of threads" mean to you? The amount of memory used by individual Thread stacks is small compared to the amount of memory used for Java objects.
Ahmed Basheer
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Joined: Apr 15, 2004
Posts: 77
I am getting java.lang.OutOfMemory errors and I am guessing that over a dozen threads in the process one of the thread is leaking. You are right that Threads stack is small. I should rather try to find out the memory consumption of the java objects in individual threads.

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