Tag Archives: Garbage Collection

Visualising Garbage Collection in the JVM

Recently, I have been working with a number of customers on JVM tuning exercises.  It seems that there is not widespread knowledge amongst developers and administrators about how garbage collection works, and how the JVM uses memory.  So, I decided … Continue reading

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Extracting Garbage Collection messages from a WebLogic Server log file

Recently, I was doing some work on tuning Garbage Collection in a HotSpot JVM (i.e. “the Sun JVM”) underneath WebLogic Server 10.3.3.  In order to do this, I wanted to look at the Garbage Collection logs.  The JVM will produce … Continue reading

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