Goldman Sachs Interview Question for Software Engineer / Developers

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That's not entirely correct, the max value for Xmx is theoritically 2^bitness (32 or 64 bit).
For a 32 bit UNIX based system, you could set up to 3GB as the rest of the process address space needs approximately 1 GB (Total address space on a 32 bit kernel is 4GB). So your answer should mention the value and the reasoning behind coming up with that value.If you have tried practically then it helps as well.

- NS March 16, 2011 | Flag Reply
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This value can be set by:
HKEY Local Machine -->Software-->MicroStrategy--->JNI bridge--->Configuration-->Diagnostics-->JVM options--> click HEAP MAX SPACE

THe maximum value you can set depends on how much free RAM space can be made available to the JVM. Ite generally set to 512MB.

- Akshay October 15, 2010 | Flag Reply

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