Turn it around. Ask him to provide a document or web URL that shows that java DOES use so much more memory and resources (and make sure it is a recent article).
Karthik Shiraly wrote:JVMs occupy a little too much system memory; even the low signature ones like JRockit. Sometimes, this is acceptable; sometimes it's not.
I am constantly beeing questioned at work by a colleague. He always tells me that java is no good since it consumes so much memory and resources.
Please give me a web URL (or arguments) that explains to him that small java applications are not more harmful than batch files or shell scripts. Both can of course contain bugs but java is not bound to clay down our servers.
Rob Prime wrote:The class name is incorrect. The JVM tries to find class GcDiskUsage, but the real name is gc.GcDiskUsage.
Rob Prime wrote:I did a search for the class name but there is nothing on Google. Also, there is no package there. Are you sure it's not your own class?