This section describes the performance issues in the Oracle Solaris 11.3 release.
Sometime transient threads stay longer on the CPU. Currently, the kernel has no mechanism to detect long-running transient threads. When this condition occurs, a single runnable thread on a CPU's run queue can starve, leading to various issues such as a drop in performance and node eviction.
Workaround: Disable transient threads by setting the following attributes in the /etc/system file:
Because each memory dynamic reconfiguration (DR) operation might trigger multiple deferred dump reinitializations, DR operations might be slow.
Workaround: Disable deferred dump by running the following command:
# dumpadm -D off