JVM performance tuning
Within a Java-based system, a lot of responsibility is put on the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) to make sure the application runs smoothly and reliably. JVM performance tuning issues are therefore of paramount concern to any Java developer. Application Performance Monitoring systems, interception, triage and collection each play an important role. In this section find news, research and tutorials on how to better understand JVM performance tuning, and get tips and advice for diagnosing and fixing JVM performance tuning more effectively. The JVM must be carefully monitored and attended to for optimum performance.
Amazon's AppStream: Solving the high-definition media delivery problem for mobile apps
02 May 2014
Feature - As handheld devices become capable of handling higher resolution images, organizations are finding the task of streaming HD data to micro devices to be a real challenge. Amazon's AppStream is designed to help simplify the task of high resolution device...
NoSpinningDiscs: Why your NoSQL solution thirsts for SSDs
02 Mar 2014
Feature - Organizations are always looking for opportunities to tune their architecture. To achieve massive scalability, many organizations have turned to various NoSQL solutions. But to blend performance with that scalability, organizations need to start...
The Scala debate demystified: Balancing the rants with the raves
01 Mar 2014
Feature - It's been over ten years since Scala appeared on the enterprise computing landscape. Some developers love it, while other developers loath it. Here's a look at what makes some developers rant, while other developers rave.
Will performance be the downfall for Java 8 and Project Lambda?
21 Jan 2014
Feature - Everyone has been anxiously awaiting Java 8 and Project Lambda that comes with it. But has the excitement blinding the Java community to the potential problems that might emerge when developers start using Lambdas en masse?
Don't forget about CPUs and hardware when virtualizing in the cloud
11 Jan 2014
Feature - Many organizations are trying to improve performance by virtualizing operations and building private and hybrid clouds. But are some organizations loosing sight of the fact that virtualized hardware still needs concrete CPUs, memory and network bandwidth...
A revolutionary new approach to application monitoring with William Louth
24 Nov 2013
Feature - At JavaOne 2013, TheServerSide got a chance to talk to JInspired's William Louth about a variety of new revolutionary application monitoring techniques. Here is what he had to say on the topic.
Moving to the cloud brings new SOA optimization challenges
13 Oct 2013
Feature - Many organizations are moving their SOA based systems to the cloud, but don't think for one minute that optimization issues disappear when you leverage a PaaS or SaaS solution.
Driving higher densities: Optimizing virtual Java runtimes in the cloud
22 Sep 2013
Feature - Cloud computing introduces new layers of abstraction that create challenges for optimizing virtual Java runtimes. But IBM is finding new ways of driving higher densities on their servers.
Optimizing application development time through effective Java inheritance
20 Jul 2013
Feature - All development teams struggle with the question as to how to reduce the development effort by reusing code that has already been tested and verified. One tried and true method is to optimize application development by effectively using Java inheritance.
Virtualization and JVM abstraction don't negate CPU and system knowledge
04 Jul 2013
Feature - In a world where hypervisor based virtualization, and Java code running on a JVM, has abstracted out the hardware in many ways, good developers know that systems that perform well work in step with the underlying CPU and system powering it.