Recently a smart engineering manager from a major financial institution asked the question: ‘We are already using APM tool (AppDynamics), why do we need to use GC log analysis tool (GCeasy)?’. Fair question that deserves detailed answer. There are angles... Continue Reading →
GC logs are vital artifacts to troubleshoot memory/CPU related problems and optimize applications performance. In Sep 2017, much-awaited java 9 got released. In Java 9, GC logging has been re-implemented using Unified GC logging framework (JEP 271). Some changes are... Continue Reading →
In Java 9, G1 GC will become the default garbage collector. One of the key features of G1 Garbage collector is its ability to limit the GC pause time (i.e. you can set the desired maximum pause time) without compromising on throughput.