We have been seeing memory and CPU hit the ceiling with one of our Web servers..
Windows 2003 (32-bit OS): on VMWare
Intel Xeon CPU: 2.67 GHz
3.75 GB RAM
Java: JDK 1.6.0_17 (yes, we are using the server version of the jvm.dll
Issue: CPU was pegging at 99% for extended periods..
CPU should never operate at over say 70% as we need a bit of overhead for OS other programs, etc.?
Currently, with the Java settings, we have currently set for Apache Tomcat:
Are there any recommendations that you can suggest from a best-practices and/or operational standpoint?