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.
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.
Performance and troubleshooting tips for JSF 2.0 Facelet developers
12 Mar 2013
Tip - JSF 2.0 has provided a variety of new configuration settings to help improve performance and aid the troubleshooting task, making the lives of software developers and quality engineers much easier.
Is your software app portfolio out of control?
06 Dec 2012
Tip - If your organization has built up a bloated app portfolio, it's important to value each application appropriately and focus on the ones that count.
Consistent application performance: It's not always about speed
24 Oct 2012
Tip - When developing applications, the response time is always an important metric. But inconsistent response times can often be more aggravating than slow sites. Make sure you take response time consistency into your application performance reviews.
How to articulate and define performance requirements
24 Oct 2012
Tip - Don't fall into the trap of failing to define performance requirements for your applications early on in the application lifecycle. If you follow this quick tip, you'll find that articulating your performance requirements isn't that hard.
JavaOne 2012: Improving ALM workflow with automation in Oracle PaaS
05 Oct 2012
Video - Application lifecycle management changes the way developers work when teamed with platform as a service, according to one ALM expert at JavaOne 2012.
Water-Scrum-fall: It's not an Agile methodology
07 Jun 2012
Video Tip - The bottom line? You're either Agile or you're not, and if you're not, using water-Scrum-fall to squeeze in Agile methodologies may only create problems and resentment.