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Java threads – may not be memory effecient?

Java applications tend to contain hundreds (sometimes thousands) of threads. The majority of these threads are in WAITING, TIMED_WAITING (i.e., dormant) state, while only a small portion of the threads are actively executing lines of code. So, we were curious... Continue Reading →

What is Garbage collection log, Thread dump, Heap dump?

Java Virtual Machine (JVM) generates 3 critical artifacts that are useful for optimizing the performance and troubleshooting production problems. Those artifacts are: Garbage collection (GC) logThread DumpHeap Dump In this article let us try to understand these 3 critical artifacts,... Continue Reading →

Health Check Status page

Debug/Diagnostic information about the application and JVM instance is published in the health check status page. In the health check status page, the following information is printed in the JSON format: MemoryOperating systemClass loadingCompilationThreadingCPU UtilizationDeployment versionStorageSamlSystem properties How to access... Continue Reading →

Thread states

To troubleshoot a production problem, you might have to analyze multiple snapshots of thread dumps captured at periodic intervals. Each snapshot of thread tends to contain hundreds of threads, sometimes even thousands of threads. Each thread in the thread dump... Continue Reading →

Flame Graph from Java thread dump

Thread dumps are vital artifacts to debug & troubleshoot production performance problems. Thread dump files tend to span for several hundreds of lines (sometimes a few thousands of lines). It is hard to conceive and assimilate all the information in... Continue Reading →

Look for exceptions, errors in thread dumps

Thread dumps are vital artifacts to troubleshoot/debug production problems. In the past we have discussed several effective thread dump troubleshooting patterns like: traffic jam, treadmill, RSI, all roads lead to rome ………. In this article we would like to introduce... Continue Reading →

Threads throwing exception

Threads that are throwing Exception or Errors should be investigated. Because those threads stack trace indicates the origin of the problem. Below is the stack trace of the thread that is throwing java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Thread 0x3ff781e764e0 at java.lang.OutOfMemoryError.<init>()V (OutOfMemoryError.java:48) at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Ljava/lang/String;[BIILjava/security/ProtectionDomain;Ljava/lang/String;)Ljava/lang/Class;... Continue Reading →

Problem prone classes/methods

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Custom Thread grouping

In fastThread application, there is a 'Thread Group' section. In this section, fastThread app groups the threads with its internal algorithms. This generic grouping of threads may not suit well for few applications. Thus, we have developed this feature, which... Continue Reading →

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