Application performance measurement and Java performance
Application performance measurement is an important part of testing and refining a Java application. Performance and metrics standards help developers and QA teams make sure the application meets expectations and will function properly once it is deployed. In this section on software performance measurement, learn techniques to measure Java performance and application performance effectively and read news about trends in Java metrics.
Meet the challenge of optimizing system performance
28 Aug 2015
Tip - Finding the right metrics for optimizing system performance is challenging. A software engineer offers tips for removing barriers to top performance.
Java 8, Project Lambda brew up scalability, automation
09 Dec 2014
Tip - The programming language’s new release gets help from nimble Project Lambda for easier and speedier development.
JSF best practices for optimizing mobile application performance
04 Nov 2014
Tip - More and more applications are being built using the JSF frameworks, but traditional development approaches can create bottlenecks. Here we explore some tips and best practices for optimizing the performance of JSF based mobile applications.
Incorporating Google Maps to the Java desktop
28 Oct 2014
Tip - Rob Terpilowski discusses how he and his architect team brought Google Maps to the Java desktop in this video from JavaOne 2014.
Transitioning to Java 8
03 Oct 2014
Tip - At JavaOne, the vice president of Java development at Oracle opened up about Java 8 trends and expectations.
Overcoming barriers to Java application performance
02 Oct 2014
Tip - Developers and architects at JavaOne 2014 discussed how to improve Java application performance.
Avoid JVM de-optimization: Get your Java apps runnings fast right fromt the start
13 May 2014
Tip - Many organizations warm up their JVMs before heavy loads and transaction volumes occur, but well intentioned routines that are poorly planned can actually de-optimize the Java runtime. Here are some tips from some of the industry's foremost experts on...
Optimizing JVM performance with smart garbage collection (GC) and bytecode caching
02 May 2014
Tip - Some JVM optimization techniques can actually slow down the Java Virtual Machine, but by optimizing garbage collection and using overriding the bytecode caching mechanisms, DevOps professionals can increase the performance of their systems.
Improving Java performance by minimizing Virtual Machine (JVM) latency
01 May 2014
Tip - Users demand that their applications run fast, but working with Java bytecode presents optimization problems that other architectures do not encounter. Here we look at how to improve the performance of the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) by minimizing the...
Tomcat performance optimization through consolidated log file handlers
05 May 2013
Tip - By default Tomcat uses several log file handlers, but performance can easily be optimized by configuring the server to use only one.