Solved

reading a large file using inputfilereader

Posted on 2007-03-24
2
391 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-23
i am using inputFileReader (J2SE 1.4.2_10) to read a tab delimited file.
It works fine when the file size is a little over 5 mb. However when the file becomes 6 mb or larger, i get OutOfMemoryError: java heap space

How do i fix the problem?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:anothercto
2 Comments
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
Mayank S earned 250 total points
ID: 18785801
Increase the heap space of Java using the -Xmx option

http://hausheer.osola.com/docs/5
0
 

Author Comment

by:anothercto
ID: 18786177
java -Xmx256m:
could not create the java virtual machine.
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Application launch issue with Apache Tomcat 5 62
CSV file parsing thru Java 13 34
ejb entity bean example issue 2 16
junit as external jar or library 7 22
An old method to applying the Singleton pattern in your Java code is to check if a static instance, defined in the same class that needs to be instantiated once and only once, is null and then create a new instance; otherwise, the pre-existing insta…
Basic understanding on "OO- Object Orientation" is needed for designing a logical solution to solve a problem. Basic OOAD is a prerequisite for a coder to ensure that they follow the basic design of OO. This would help developers to understand the b…
This tutorial covers a step-by-step guide to install VisualVM launcher in eclipse.
This video teaches viewers about errors in exception handling.

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question