Wednesday, 15 July 2009

Excellent new blog from IBM's Java team ....

Wanted to highlight some great work being done by the Java team at IBM Hursley Park, resulting in a new blog here: -


Here's an example of one of their most recent posts: -

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The team I'm in at the moment have been developing a tool - IBM Monitoring and Diagnostic Tools for Java - Health Center. The Health Center tool provides live diagnostic information about the VM, and helps you identify some bottlenecks that can occur in your application. This information is gathered with a low overhead, so there is almost no impact on your application.

The kind of information you can get from Health Center includes method profiling, GC details, locking information, class loading, and details about the JVM environment. Here's a screenshot of the profiling information to whet your appetite:

profiling_snippet.jpg

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Enjoy !

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