Speeding up Sakai on dual-core machines

a.cheetham at utoronto.ca a.cheetham at utoronto.ca
Mon Jun 11 13:29:11 UTC 2007

For those of you using dual-core machines:

We found a tip on configuring java to improve garbage collection.  
Doing this has vastly improved sakai performance on my machine...

Add the following to your JAVA_OPTS variable in  
<tomcat>/bin/catalina.sh (or catalina.bat on Windows):

         -XX:+UseConcMarkSweepGC -XX:+UseParNewGC

Anastasia Cheetham                   a.cheetham at utoronto.ca
Software Designer, Fluid Project
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre / University of Toronto

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