Java EE 7 Performance Tuning and Optimization
By Osama Oransa
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: June 2014
Pages: 478

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With the expansion of online enterprise services, the performance of an enterprise application has become a critical issue. Even the smallest change to service availability can severely impact customer satisfaction, which can cause the enterprise to incur huge losses. Performance tuning is a challenging topic that focuses on resolving tough performance issues.

In this book, you will explore the art of performance tuning from all perspectives using a variety of common tools, while studying many examples.

This book covers performance tuning in Java enterprise applications and their optimization in a simple, step-by-step manner. Beginning with the essential concepts of Java, the book covers performance tuning as an art. It then gives you an overview of performance testing and different monitoring tools. It also includes examples of using plenty of tools, both free and paid.


The book adopts a step-by-step approach, starting from building the basics and adding to it gradually by using different tools and examples. The book sequence is easy to follow and all topics are fully illustrated showing you how to make good use of different performance diagnostic tools.

Who this book is for

If you are an experienced Java developer, architect, team leader, consultant, support engineer, or anyone else who needs performance tuning in your Java applications, and in particular, Java enterprise applications, this book is for you. No prior experience of performance tuning is required.

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    Comments about oreilly Java EE 7 Performance Tuning and Optimization:

    The book deals with Performance Tuning. It focuses on tuning, monitoring and optimizing the performance of Java EE applications in particular.

    It starts off with basics of Performance Tuning and gives us an insight into the various kinds of performance related issues which one might face in the context of enterprise grade, distributed web (Java EE) applications. The book provides a quick fire tour of Java EE 7, familiarizes the reader with the basics of JVM (memory model, garbage collection. concurrency) and dives into the nitty-gritty of Performance Testing in Java.
    The author guides us through some common performance issues and their symptoms along with a detailed insight of Java monitoring and profiling tools (in the JDK, IDEs etc).
    Topics like CPU, Memory and Thread Profiling have dedicated chapters and have been covered in great detail. The book delves into the topics of Tuning a Java EE application and its various facets (JVM, App Server, Web Server, the OS) along with a primer on Designing High performance Java EE applications. Last but not the least, the reader can dig into some Performance Tuning Tips (EJB, JPA, Servlets, JSF, Java SE) and apply the knowledge gained from the book in tuning a sample Java EE application hands-on!

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