Be aware of JDK 1.6.0_30 with BPM or SOA on Windows Server

Have not done extensive testing of this, but I have noticed on a few BPM 11.1.1.6 installs on Windows Server 2008 R2 and also on Windows 7 – both 64-bit – that BPM is very unstable with JDK 1.6.0_30 (64-bit).  By unstable I mean slow and crashes with an OutOfMemory or similar after 10-15 minutes of use.

I have found on these systems that changing to 1.6.0_26 fixed all problems and dramatically improved performance.  So that is what I did!  As I said, this is not scientific, I did not do extensive testing or work out why it was having problems – at the time I did not have the time to spare, I just needed it fixed.  But I am posting it anyway just in case it helps someone out.

Note that I have not seen this issue on any other operating system.

About Mark Nelson

Mark Nelson is an Architect (an "IC6") in the Fusion Middleware Central Development Team at Oracle. Mark's job is to make Fusion Middleware easy to use in the cloud and at home, for developers and operations folks, with special focus on continuous delivery, configuration management and provisioning - making it simple to manage the configuration of complex environments and applications built with Oracle Database, Fusion Middleware and Fusion Applications, on-premise and in the cloud. Before joining this team, Mark was a senior member of the A-Team since 2010, and worked in Sales Consulting at Oracle since 2006 and various roles at IBM since 1994.
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