java.lang.Runtime Class - The JVM Instance

This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on java.lang.Runtime class. Topics include the JVM instance class, Runtime; obtaining JVM memory usage; running Garbage Collector explicitly; initiating the shutdown sequence; running operating system commands; loading Windows DLL codes.

What Is Runtime?

Printing Runtime Basic Information

Running the Garbage Collector Explicitly

Shutting Down or Terminating the JVM Instance

Executing System Commands

Loading Native Libraries


Table of Contents

 About This Book

 JVM (Java Virtual Machine) Specification

 Java HotSpot VM - JVM by Oracle/Sun

java.lang.Runtime Class - The JVM Instance

 java.lang.System Class - The Operating System

 ClassLoader Class - Class Loaders

 Class Class - Class Reflections

 JVM Runtime Data Areas

 JVM Stack, Frame and Stack Overflow

 Thread Testing Program and Result

 CPU Impact of Multi-Thread Applications

 I/O Impact of Multi-Thread Applications

 CDS (Class Data Sharing)

 Micro Benchmark Runner and JVM Options

 Micro Benchmark Tests on "int" Operations

 Micro Benchmark Tests on "long" Operations

 Micro Benchmark Tests in JIT Compilation Mode

 Micro Benchmark Tests on "float" and "double" Operations

 OpenJ9 by Eclipse Foundation

 JRockit JVM 28.2.7 by Oracle Corporation

 Archived Tutorials


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