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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on May 1, 2009

RSA 7.0.x loads all at startup, definitely a memory hogger

RSA 7.0.x loads everything at startup, instead components should have been loaded on demand. It is extremely slow, takes ample time even for a minor change. Moreover, it prohibits user operations to take place while RSA is trying to synchronize components.

Idea Priority High
Use Case
Regular J2EE development
RFE ID 2442
RFE URL
RFE Product Rational Software Architect
  • Guest
    Sep 24, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Application Platform
    Product - Software Architect

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Design & development
    Product - Software Architect

  • Guest
    Jun 18, 2009

    In my previous post the "posting tool" inserted some blanks into the URLs that I posted. There should be no embedded blanks in either of the URLs.

  • Guest
    Jun 18, 2009

    In order to see exactly which plug-ins were activated I added the Runtime Spy to my RAD driver. There is a writeup on this tool here:

    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/opensource/lib rary/os-ecspy1/

    In particular I added the Runtime Spy to my driver by using this update link:

    http://dev.eclipse.org/viewcvs/index.cgi/%7Echec kout%7E/platform-core-home/updates

    For my workspace the spy showed that 149 plug-ins were activated. If you could do the same for your environment, and let us know which plug-ins should not be activated we can take a look.

  • Guest
    May 6, 2009

    Most of us have RSA V7.0.0.5
    Plugins for all perspectives are loaded at startup.
    We have regular J2EE projects with EJB, Web and/or WebServices.

  • Guest
    May 5, 2009

    What specific version of RSA 7.0.x are you using? What plugins are loading unnecessarily? What kind of projects are loaded in the workspace?

  • Guest
    May 1, 2009

    I Hope that IBM incorporate necessary changes to take care of this issue.

  • Guest
    May 1, 2009

    I Hope that IBM incorporate necessary changes to take care of this issue.

  • Guest
    May 1, 2009

    I Hope that IBM incorporate necessary changes to take care of this issue.