jvisualvm (Java VisualVM) - JVM Visual Tool

This chapter provides tutorial notes on the JVM visual tool, Java VisualVM. Topics include launching Java VisualVM, connecting to local JVM processes; monitoring CPU and heap usage; monitoring thread statuses; taking thread dumps and heap dumps; viewing heap dump and object contents; connecting to remote JVM with jstatd or JMX; installing Visual GC.

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What Is jvisualvm (Java VisualVM)?

jvisualvm Command to Open Dump Files or Connections

Connecting Java VisualVM to a Local JVM Process

Monitoring Usages of CPU, Heap, Classes and Threads

Monitoring Thread Status as Timeline

Taking Thread Dump to See Thread Stack Traces

Taking Heap Dump to See Memory Usages

Viewing a Heap Dump File

Connecting to Remote JVM Processes

Available Plugins and Installation

Installing Visual GC Plugin


Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Java Tools Terminology

 Java Tools Included in JDK

 javac - The Java Program Compiler

 java - The Java Program Launcher

 jar - The JAR File Tool

 jlink - The JRE Linker

 jmod - The JMOD File Tool

 jimage - The JIMAGE File Tool

 jpackage - Binary Package Builder

 javadoc - The Java Document Generator

 jdeps - The Java Class Dependency Analyzer

 jdeprscan - The Java Deprecated API Scanner

 jdb - The Java Debugger

 jcmd - The JVM Diagnostic Tool

 jconsole - Java Monitoring and Management Console

 jstat - JVM Statistics Monitoring Tool

 JVM Troubleshooting Tools

 jhsdb - The Java HotSpot Debugger

jvisualvm (Java VisualVM) - JVM Visual Tool

 jmc - Java Mission Control

 javap - The Java Class File Disassembler

 keytool - Public Key Certificate Tool

 jarsigner - JAR File Signer

 jshell - Java Language Shell

 jrunscript - Script Code Shell

 Miscellaneous Tools

 native2ascii - Native-to-ASCII Encoding Converter

 JAB (Java Access Bridge) for Windows

 Archived Tutorials


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