Java diagnostics, IBM style, Part 5, Optimizing your application with the Health Center

Quickly and easily fix performance problems, identify configuration issues, and monitor Java applications

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Toby Corbin and Dr. Holly Cummins

Date archived: May 13, 2019 | Last updated: July 18, 2013|First published: October 07, 2009

IBM Monitoring and Diagnostic Tools for Java - Health Center is a tool for monitoring a running Java application. It reports on all aspects of system health via charts, graphs, and tables, and it makes recommendations for fixing problems. The Health Center includes an extremely low-overhead method profiler, a garbage-collection visualizer, a locking profiler to identify contention bottlenecks, and a configuration explorer. Find out how you can use this tool to diagnose and fix performance, configuration, and stability issues in your applications.

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