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java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space
The JVM running JIRA applications 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 can 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 your JIRA applications immediately.
If you receive an OutOfMemory Error, follow these instructions to increase the memory available to JIRA applications and also to enable logging for garbage collection:
Are you in the right place? This page refers to Heap Space Memory issues, as indicated by the snippet in the Symptoms description. There are a set of other memory related problems such as the following.
Our Troubleshooting Performance Problems KB contains further information on troubleshooting these problems. As a follow-up, proceed with the steps below for a root cause analysis:
Check the list of Knowledge Base Articles. The majority of Out Of Memory problems are due to one of the factors below. Be thorough when assessing each one.
Regular Expression: java\.lang\.OutOfMemoryError\: Java heap space