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4+ Hours of Video Instruction
Based on the best-selling book,Java Performance, Java Performance LiveLessons covers the latest Oracle and third-party tools for monitoring and measuring performance on a wide variety of hardware architectures and operating systems. Renowned expert, Charlie Hunt, provides viewers with an overview of a modern Java Virtual Machine, the critical performance statistics to monitor within an operating system, JVM, and Java application, an overview of how the HotSpot garbage collectors work, an explanation of the garbage collection output produced by the garbage collectors, and a step-by-step approach to tuning a Java application.
Charlie Hunt is the Performance Engineering Architect at Salesforce.com. He was previously at Oracle, where he was responsible for improving the performance of the HotSpot JVM and Java SE class libraries. He has also been involved in improving the performance of the Oracle GlassFish and Oracle WebLogic servers. A regular JavaOne speaker on Java performance, he is coauthor of Java Performance (Addison-Wesley, 2011) and NetBeans™ IDE Field Guide (Prentice Hall, 2005).
Intermediate to Advanced Java programmer/developer
Who Should Take This Course?:
Beginner to Advanced Java and JVM performance tuning engineer, and Advanced Java user / developer
What You Will Learn:
The differences between a JRE and the JDK, how to install both, and the major components of the HotSpot Java Virtual Machine
What performance statistics to monitor and collect and at each level of the software stack: OS, JVM, and Java application
How to tune the JVM's garbage collector
How to tune, step-by-step, the HotSpot JVM
Fluent with, or a good understanding of, the Java programming language
Basic understanding of a Java Virtual Machine is helpful, but not required
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