[jdom-interest] Memory usage when processing a large file

Benjamin Kopic ben at kopic.org
Sun Oct 7 15:16:42 PDT 2001


We have an application that processes a data feed and loads it into a
database. It builds a JDom Document using SAXBuilder and Xerces, and then it
uses Jaxen XPath to retrieve data needed.

The problem is that when we parse a 7MB feed the memory usage by Java jumps
to 110MB. Has anyone else used to process relatively large data feeds with

Best regards

Benjamin Kopic
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