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Out of Memory with Sentry in CDH 5.13.0...

Out of Memory with Sentry in CDH 5.13.0...


Hi all,

I'm having some problem with Sentry Server Service with CDH 5.13.0, I get always the Out Of Memory Error (see details below). I set the Java Heap Size of Sentry Server to 20GB but nothing changes.


So how many memory needs Sentry in this distribution in order to work properly? I installed also the last JDK 1.8 recommended/tested by Cloudera Support (jdk1.8.0_144), in order to avoid the OOM problems described in this page: Sentry process crashes with OOM upon reaching array length limit -> (


Wed Mar 14 10:00:34 CET 2018
using /usr/java/jdk1.8.0_144 as JAVA_HOME
using 5 as CDH_VERSION
java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space
Dumping heap to /tmp/sentry_sentry-SENTRY_SERVER-d10c9b77dd1630224482e04687363c69_pid45642.hprof ...
Heap dump file created [14390378080 bytes in 18.036 secs]
# java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space
# -XX:OnOutOfMemoryError="/usr/lib64/cmf/service/common/"
#   Executing /bin/sh -c "/usr/lib64/cmf/service/common/"...


Any help on this issue will be appreciated!

Many thanks in advance!