The browser memory (Chrome) consumption increases until the end user experience is degraded, requiring a browser restart.
Steps to Reproduce
- Open Chrome.
- Navigate to the Chrome task manager More tools > Task manager.
- Click various modules and wait for the page to load.
- Repeat steps 2 and 3 while monitoring.
Note that the memory usage climbs.
Emptying the browser cache, when possible, alleviates the issue.
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Related Problem: PRB653119