Wednesday Dec 21, 2011

EPM 11.1.2: How to setup JRockit Flight Recorder for EPM web components

Below is the example on how to setup JVM profiling for Hyperion Planning managed server in Windows Server:

1. In HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Hyperion Solutions\Planning0\HyS9Planning,  add and update following registry keys:
  •   update > JVMOption51 -XX:+FlightRecorder
  •   create >  JVMOption59 -Xmanagement:port=8888,ssl=false,authenticate=false
  •   update > JVMOptionCount  60

2. Restart Hyperion Planning service.

3. Start Jrockit Mission Control, goto \Oracle\Middleware\jrockit_160_20\bin and then type in JRMC in command prompt.

4. Add localhost:8888 as per following screenshot and Start Flight Recording…:

Saturday Jul 09, 2011

OBIEE 11.1.1 - How-to change the existing JVM for OBIEE 11g domain

Below examples explains how to change the JDK when running in console mode. On Windows, if you have converted the the processes to a Windows service, then the changes will be made in the registry (example below).

1. Download and install the desired / certified JDK for your environment
2. Stop the environment.
3. Backup the following file:
  • Unix/Linux:  [middleware_home]/user_projects/domains/bifoundation_domain/bin/
  • Windows:    [middleware_home]\user_projects\domains\bifoundation_domain\bin\setDomainEnv.cmd

4. Edit the respective file and make the following changes:
set JAVA_VENDOR="[your option]" -- the options are listed above
set BEA_JAVA_HOME=[path to your JDK]

This example will show changing to Oracle JRockit on Windows:
set JAVA_VENDOR="Oracle"
set BEA_JAVA_HOME=C:\Program Files\Java\jrockit-jdk1.6.0_22-R28.1.1-4.0.1

This example will show changing to Oracle JRockit on Linux/Unix:

Friday Jul 01, 2011

EPM 11.1.2 - In a Solaris environment, EPM Web applications start up is unacceptably slow using JRockit R28.0.1

On some Solaris boxes, Oracle JRockit would start slowly, printing warnings; for example:

[WARN ][osal   ] Failed to initialize kstat for CPU 0, ignoring

Apply JRockit  R28.0.2 as this issue has been fixed in release. For more information, read below:

[3.4.1 Oracle JRockit Starts Slowly on Some Solaris Machines]