IBM WebSphere has published a technote for the Out of Memory problem in SDK 1.6 SR9. The out of memory problem has been experienced in Maximo environments using WebSphere 7.0.
Java Out of Memory
Resolving The Problem
IBM WebSphere included SDK 1.6 SR9 has some memory leaks.
These memory leaks and out of memory problems have been experienced in Maximo environments using WebSphere 7.1 with Java SDK 1.6 SR9. As a result, Maximo is recommending to upgrade WebSphere to WebSphere 7.0 fixpack 35 or higher along with Java SDK.
Since the problem is in the Java SDK, it is required to update the SDK along with WebSphere.
List of latest Websphere fixpack.
Here is a link to WebSphere 7.0 fixpack 35
Java SDK download
Important: To upgrade the Java SDK version, download and install the Java SDK fix pack separately. The platform specific PAK file for Java SDK fix packs can be obtained from the downloads below and from the Java SDK fix pack download page.
17 June 2018