New and Noteworthy

Here are descriptions of some of the more interesting or significant changes made to the Memory Analyzer for the 1.7 release.


Memory Analyzer can now open and process bigger heap dumps with enough memory. The current record is 1,160,000,000 objects, but given enough memory it might be possible to process heap dumps with over 2,000,000,000 objects.


The 1.7.0 release of Memory Analyzer contains a number of fixes for issues spotted with the 1.6 release. Here is a list with the corresponding bug IDs. Some of the fixes were included in the 1.6.1 release.

471757 NullPointerException trying to open bin file generated with java 1.8

500060 MAT 1.6 OQL yields blank columns during query

515399 java.lang.NegativeArraySizeException when running top_components report

426684 Cleanup of obsolete files

460155 Support marking a stack frame local in the ThreadOverviewQuery with "blocked on"

484455 Size of description-column in acquire-dialog is too small

491830 Eclipse Memory Analyzer tutorial: suggested improvement

497127 ExtractCollectionEntriesTest3 failures on Linux

498397 MAT projects referencing old version number

508054 Update the documentation on "how to acquire a heap dump"

508090 Building the help with DITA makes the repository dirty

501453 ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException in RefinedTableViewer.handleSetDataEvent, no entries displayed in histogram

509216 Refactor building of standalone products

517165 OQL NullPointer exception with when clause and null select values

New and Noteworthy for Memory Analyzer 1.6

The New and Noteworthy document for version 1.6 is available here.