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Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms V8.5.0.6 memory leak fixes and performance enhancements

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Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms V8.5.0.6 has identified and fixed memory leaks which may impact customers using previous 8.5 versions and have also added performance enhancements to the product.


Customers running versions of Content Manager OnDemand V8.5 prior to V8.5.0.6 are encouraged to upgrade.
Identified memory leaks

Platform Description
Multiplatforms A leak involving gskit
A leak involving logins
A potential leak involving ODBC
AIX only A per thread memory leak

While minor in size, these leaks are cumulative and therefore would eventually impact long running or heavily used systems with increased memory usage. The increased memory usage has been shown to impact performance over time.

Performance enhancements

Platform Description
Multiplatforms TSM connection pooling
arsmaint -v performance enhancement
Unload performance from cache enhancement
AIX Only Increased executable page size to 64kb pages from 4kb pages
External commands are now processed via a helper thread to increase performance on systems with large memory footprints

Document information

More support for: Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms

Software version: 8.5,,,,,

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Platform Independent, Solaris, Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1613018

Modified date: 03 October 2012

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