Eclipse Memory Analyzer 1.11.0 Release Review

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The release contains a number of improvements in the area of snapshot comparison and a variaty of other smaller improvements (see "Issues" for a complete list).

API Certification

The project leadership certifies that the APIs in this release are "Eclipse Quality".

Architectural Issues

The complications of multiple JVMs for both platforms for running Memory Analyzer, and the opportunity to acquire and analyze dumps from different JVMs running on the same machine means testing is hard to do exhaustively - adhoc testing is done on Windows and the build does test acquiring and analyzing dumps from the same Linux JVM used to test Memory Analyzer.

The collection class queries, although useful, require changes each release to match changes in the actual JVM classes.Some testing of the classes available to the build and test JVM on Jenkins is done. 

Non-Code Aspects

Documentation has been updated. It is available within the tool and also online (included under 

Conforms To UI/UX Guidelines
Not verified
End of Life

No features removed or marked for removal.

The standalone version will not be available any longer on the following platforms:

  • Windows (x86)
  • Linux (x86/GTK+)
  • Linux (PPC64/GTK+)


This release is part of Eclipse IDE 2020-12, Eclipse IDE 2021-03