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Java® Performance Companion shows how to systematically and proactively improve Java performance with today’s advanced multicore hardware and complex operating system environments.
The authors, who are all leading Java performance and Java HotSpot VM experts, help you improve performance by using modern software engineering practices, avoiding common mistakes, and applying tips and tricks gleaned from years of real-world experience.
Picking up where Charlie Hunt and Binu John’s classic Java Performance left off, this book provides unprecedented detail on two powerful Java platform innovations: the Garbage First (G1) garbage collector and the HotSpot VM Serviceability Agent.
Java® Performance Companion can help you squeeze maximum performance and value from Java with JDK 8 or 9–for any application, in any environment.
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Chapter 1: Garbage First Overview
Chapter 2: G1 GC In-Depth
Chapter 3: Garbage First Garbage Collector Performance Tuning
Chapter 4: The Serviceability Agent
Appendix: Additional HotSpot JVM Command Line Options of Interest