Oh No! You’re Leaking!

Memory LeaksI have found that with leaks, it doesn’t matter how fast you bail, leaks will still take you down!   Although the kinds of leaks we see in today’s organizations are different than a water leak, a JVM leak can still be just as disastrous.  Continue reading

How a “Momentum Oscillator” helps with Java Application Performance

What goes up doesn't always come down - APMWhat Goes Up….. Doesn’t Always Come Down

Your day is going great.  Traffic was light, coffee is good this morning and the application release that you’ve been working on forever is being released today.  One more acceptance test run and it’s a go!  Life is good….. until the call from server support.  During final testing, the application started hoarding resources, otherwise known as a leak.  Abnormal usage continues to rise.  Support had no idea that there was a problem.   The server has failed.  Everyone from the CIO to the guy in the mailroom is in a panic.  This has happened more times than anyone wants to admit.   Continue reading