About this course

Course code TPD82346GC10
Duration 3 Days

This Java Performance Tuning with Mission Control and Flight Recorder training helps you build a conceptual background for Java garbage collection. Expert Oracle University instructors will teach you how it it applies to Java garbage collectors on the Hotspot JVM, including the new G1 garbage collector.Learn To:Monitor, profile and tune your Java applications.Use command line and visual tools to perform these tasks.Get hands on practice with Visual VM, Java Mission Control, Flight Recorder and the NetBeans IDE.Use these tools and techniques to analyze Java 7 and earlier JVMs.Effectively apply tools like Java Mission Control and Flight Recorder to your daily work.Benefits to YouBy investing in this course, you'll learn how Java garbage collection works and how it affects your applications. You'll develop the knowledge to select the appropriate garbage collector and performance goal for your applications. Furthermore, you'll know how to use the new Mission Control and Java Flight Recorder tools to monitor and analyze your applications.Live Virtual Class formatA Live Virtual Class (LVC) is exclusively for registered students; unregistered individuals may not view an LVC at any time. Registered students must view the class from the country listed in the registration form. Unauthorized recording, copying, or transmission of LVC content may not be made.


  • Java SE 7 FundamentalsJava SE 7 ProgrammingJava SE 7 Develop Rich Client ApplicationsDeveloping Applications for the Java EE 6 Platform

Delegates will learn how to

  • Describe basic principles of performance
  • Describe the operation of generational garbage collection
  • List the garbage collectors available in Java including the G1 collector
  • Monitor performance at the JVM and application level
  • Monitor and analyze Java application performance using Java Mission Control and Flight Recorder
  • Monitor operating system performance on Solaris, Linux, and Windows
  • Profile the performance of a Java application
  • Tune garbage collection in a Java application
  • Apply basic performance tuning principles to a Java application


Course Overview

  • Introduce course

Java Virtual Machine and Performance Overview

  • JVM Overview
  • What is Performance?
  • Performance Methodology

The JVM and Java Garbage Collection

  • HotSpot GC Basics
  • The GC Aging Process
  • G1 GC

Java Garbage Collectors

  • Garbage Collecting Algorithms
  • Types of GC Collectors
  • JVM Ergonomics

Command Line JVM Monitoring

  • GC Monitoring Options
  • JIT Monitoring Options

Mission Control and JVM Monitoring Tools

  • Monitoring with VisualVM
  • Monitoring with Mission Control

Java Flight Recorder

  • Creating Flight Recordings
  • Analyze a Flight Recording

Monitoring Operating System Performance

  • Monitoring CPU Usage
  • Monitoring Memory Usage
  • Monitoring Network I/O
  • Monitoring Disk I/O
  • Monitoring Processes

Performance Profiling Tools

  • Overview of Profiling Tools
  • CPU Profiling
  • Heap Profiling

Troubleshooting Performance Issues by Profiling

  • Memory Leak Profiling
  • Detecting Memory leaks
  • Dectecting Contention and Locking Issues

Garbage Collection Tuning

  • Tuning with Serial GC
  • Tuning with Parallel GC
  • Tuning with Concurrent GC
  • Tuning with G1 GC

Language Level Concerns and Garbage Collection

  • Object Allocation
  • Working with Large Objects
  • Explicit Garbage Collection
  • Finalizers
  • Memory Leak Detection Tools
  • Object References

3 Days

Oracle Java
Delivery Method

Delivery method

Virtual learning

Recreates a classroom experience online, enabling full interactions with the learning professional leading the course.

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