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-Xconmeter

This option determines the usage of which area, LOA (large object area) or SOA (small object area), is metered and hence which allocations are taxed during concurrent mark.

Syntax

    -Xconmeter:<parameter>

Parameters

soa

    -Xconmeter:soa
(Default) Applies the allocation tax to allocations from the small object area (SOA).

loa

    -Xconmeter:loa
Applies the allocation tax to allocations from the large object area (LOA).

dynamic

    -Xconmeter:dynamic
The collector dynamically determines which area to meter based on which area is exhausted first, whether it is the SOA or the LOA.

Default behavior

By default, allocation tax is applied to the SOA.