Sun GlassFish Enterprise Manager Performance Monitor 1.0 Getting Started Guide

A Brief Tour of Performance Monitor 1.0

Performance Monitor 1.0 provides a graphical interface that is simple and familiar to users of graphical desktop systems.

A screen shot showing the Performance Monitor 1.0 window
and its components: the menu bar, the taskbar, the applications window, and
the views window.

The menu bar and taskbar appear across the top of the window, and the remainder of the window is divided into two areas: the applications window on the left and the views window on the right.

The Menu Bar

The menu bar provides six menus:

The File, Applications, View, Tools, Window, and Help

Most of these menus and menu items are self-explanatory. However, a few of them are worth highlighting:

The Toolbar

The toolbar provides quick access to commonly used commands, and is customizable using the View > Toolbars > Customize command. By default, Performance Monitor displays three toolbars:

Performance Monitor provides a fourth default toolbar, Memory, which displays memory usage by Performance Monitor.

The Applications Window

The Applications window displays a tree outline of the items you are monitoring or can connect to a monitor. The tree outline has four main branches, or nodes:

For details about the items that can navigate to in the Applications windows, see the online help for Performance Monitor, available at

The Views Window

The views windows displays the views, or performance metrics information, for items you are monitoring. To display the view for an item, double-click it in the Applications window.

If you have opened views on multiple items, the views are listed in tabs across the top of the views window.

For details about the view (and the performance metrics) Prformance Monitor provides for each type of item, see the online help for Performance Monitor, available at