Java Tuning

There is a good paper on Java that includes a lot of performance tuning information at http://www.sun.com/solaris/java/wp-java/, and I have found a very useful web site with up-to-date performance and optimization information at http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~jch/java/optimization.html. A Java percollator graphing program that I'm tuning includes a useful class to help measure Java performance. I’ve tried out the profiler feature of Java WorkShop 2.0 on it.

Almost two years ago, I figured out Java far enough to put together a very simple performance graphing applet, and during summer 1997, I helped a student intern rewrite and extend it. The result is a much more useful tool that runs as both an applet and as an application and browses the ...

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