Java performance tuning
Java performance tuning is a function of many things, such as code, networks, hardware (client configuration, memory, CPU speed, storage capacity, etc.) and databases. It is almost impossible to predict exactly where a performance tuning failure might occur. Performance tuning tools allow you to take applications to their point of failure by using virtual users. Java performance tuning must be precise to simulate concurrent load at exactly the same instant. With manual performance tuning, human reaction times simply can't achieve and maintain the same level of concurrency as seen with automated tools. Find the latest information and tuning best practices in this topic section.
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...
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.
Making 'big data' projects flexible, timely with Agile software development
12 Oct 2012
Tip - Agile can help in the delivery of more timely applications in 'big data' projects, largely due to better collaboration between business and development.
Performance monitoring tools optimize Java applications
15 Jun 2011
Tip - By taking advantage of Java monitoring and performance tuning tools, developers can expect to see consistent application performance across all hardware and operating systems.