Jvm uses the client vm; make sure to run `java` with the server vm for best performance by adding `-server` to the command line – How to solve related issues

Jvm uses the client vm; make sure to run `java` with the server vm for best performance by adding `-server` to the command line – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Jvm uses the client vm; make sure to run `java` with the server vm for best performance by adding `-server` to the command line ” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: bootstrap and client.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

Log Context

Log “jvm uses the client vm; make sure to run `java` with the server vm for best performance by adding `-server` to the command line” classname is Bootstrap.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         }

        // warn if running using the client VM
        if (JvmInfo.jvmInfo().getVmName().toLowerCase(Locale.ROOT).contains("client")) {
            ESLogger logger = Loggers.getLogger(Bootstrap.class);
            logger.warn("jvm uses the client vm; make sure to run `java` with the server vm for best performance by adding `-server` to the command line");
        }

        try {
            if (!foreground) {
                Loggers.disableConsoleLogging();




 

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