Show Heap Status in Eclipse
A quick overview on how to see your heaps in Eclipse.
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wondering how much heap is used by eclipse? using the menu window > preferences there is a setting i can enable: “ show heap status “:
with this, i see the current status of the heap in the lower right corner of eclipse: the currently used amount of heap and the maximum of heap allocated:
there is as wall an icon to run the garbage collector manually.
with the status i can watch the memory consumption over time which gives me an indication if i feel that eclipse is using too much memory.
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