Java: Netbeans Memory Overusage

Hi Sirs,
I am facing a problem where Netbeans is using more memory than before, thus slowing everything.
What might the reason?

Regards
Omer-PitouAsked:
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gheistCommented:
How much more? How much was it before?
Omer-PitouAuthor Commented:
More than 1000 MB. I wasn't tracking it before and I assume it was less than that, and everything was working smoothly.
It started raising my attention when I realize that everything was too slow.
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Omer-PitouAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your reply
gheistCommented:
Set -Xmx1g to make sure it stays within that gigabyte required
e.g. javac takes some 300MB, while ecj 100MB, so consumption is well justified
Omer-PitouAuthor Commented:
How do I set this
Set -Xmx1g to make sure it stays within that gigabyte required
gheistCommented:
in netbeans.conf
there is a heap of -J-XX parameters
check for -J-Xmx, replace if present, add if not present, restart netbeans

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