Should -XX:+UseContainerSupport flag be used in OpenJDK images?

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • JVM options -XX:+UnlockExperimentalVMOptions -XX:+UseCGroupMemoryLimitForHeap are used for application, should -XX:+UseContainerSupport flag also be applied?


  • Red Hat build of OpenJDK
    • OpenJDK 1.8.191+
    • OpenJDK 11
    • Openshift Image with redhat-openjdk-18/openjdk18-openshift

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