JConsole is another Java profiling tool. It compiles to Java Management Extension (JMX) specifications. JConsole extensively uses instrumentation in JVM to collect and display information about the performance and resource consumption of applications running on the Java platform. JConsole is updated to a GNOME and Windows look and feel in Java SE 6.
Similar to VisualVM, JConsole comes bundled with the Java development kit. The executable file for JConsole can be found in the JDK_HOME/bin directory. JConsole can be started from the Command Prompt or console window with the following command:
Upon executing the preceding command, JConsole presents the user with a choice of all of the Java applications running on the system. ...