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In /etc/tomcat5/tomcat5.conf, there are some settings related to heap. They are in the JAVA_OPTS setting (see -Xms and -Xmx).

It is suggested to customize such settings taking into account how much physical memory is available, as indicated in the following table (which refers to 64bit architectures):

Memory< 2 GB2 - 4 GB> 4 GB
JAVA_OPTS setting-Xms128m -Xmx512m-Xms512m -Xmx1024m-Xms512m -Xmx2048m

After having done the changes, it is necessary to restart tomcat