- JIRA crashes
- The Mail Queue is not flushed, and JIRA is no longer sending out email notifications.
- The Activity stream or search is not updated with recent content
The following appears in the
The JVM running JIRA has hit an OutOfMemory Error (OOME). This is thrown when the Java Virtual Machine cannot allocate an object because it is out of memory, and no more memory could be made available by the garbage collector.
After an OutOfMemory error, the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) will likely be in an unstable state and hence it is essential to restart JIRA immediately.