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How to take Java heap dump

A heap dump is a snapshot of all the objects that are in memory in the JVM at a certain moment. They are very useful to troubleshoot memory-leak problems and optimize memory usage in Java applications.

This article explains the command to take the heap dump.

#jmap -F -dump:file=PATH-TO-OUT-FILE PID

Where PATH-TO-OUT-FILE need to be replaced with the full path to the output file and PID with the process id of Java.

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