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Java Performance, 1st edition

  • Charlie Hunt
  • Binu John

Published by Addison-Wesley Professional (October 4th 2011) - Copyright © 2012

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ISBN-13: 9780132905251

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Table of contents

Foreword by James Gosling         xi

Foreword by Steve Wilson         xiii

Preface         xv

Acknowledgments         xix

About the Authors         xxi

 

Chapter 1:  Strategies, Approaches, and Methodologies   1

Forces at Play   2

Two Approaches, Top Down and Bottom Up   5

Choosing the Right Platform and Evaluating a System   8

Bibliography   11

 

Chapter 2: Operating System Performance Monitoring         13

Definitions   14

CPU Utilization   14

CPU Scheduler Run Queue   28

Memory Utilization   32

Network I/O Utilization   41

Disk I/O Utilization   46

Additional Command Line Tools   49

Monitoring CPU Utilization on SPARC T-Series Systems   50

Bibliography   53

 

Chapter 3: JVM Overview   55

HotSpot VM High Level Architecture   56

HotSpot VM Runtime   58

HotSpot VM Garbage Collectors   80

HotSpot VM JIT Compilers   92

HotSpot VM Adaptive Tuning   100

References   106

 

Chapter 4: JVM Performance Monitoring         107

Definitions   108

Garbage Collection   108

JIT Compiler   146

Class Loading   147

Java Application Monitoring   150

Bibliography   153

 

Chapter 5: Java Application Profiling         155

Terminology   157

Oracle Solaris Studio Performance Analyzer   159

NetBeans Profiler   189

References   209

 

Chapter 6: Java Application Profiling Tips and Tricks         211

Performance Opportunities   211

System or Kernel CPU Usage   212

Lock Contention   222

Volatile Usage   234

Data Structure Resizing   235

Increasing Parallelism   243

High CPU Utilization   246

Other Useful Analyzer Tips   247

Bibliography   249

 

Chapter 7: Tuning the JVM, Step by St

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