A Related Reading: Performance Tools and Information

The following sections provide an extensive performance-related reading list:

WebLogic Information

Sun Microsystems Information

Linux OS Information

Hewlett-Packard Company Information

Microsoft Information

Web Performance Tuning Information

Network Performance Tools

  • TracePlus/Ethernet at http://www.sstinc.com, a network packet analysis tool for Windows 95/98/ME, NT 4.x, Windows 2000/XP

Load Testing Tools

Performance Analysis Tools

A profiler is a performance analysis tool that allows you to reveal hot spots in the application that result in either high CPU utilization or high contention for shared resources. Some common profilers are:

Production Performance Management

Benchmarking Information

  • SPECjbb2000 at http://www.spec.org/osg/jbb2000/docs/whitepaper.html, a software benchmark product developed by the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC). SPECjbb2000 is designed to measure a system's ability to run Java server applications.

  • SPECjAppServer2004 (Java Application Server) at http://www.spec.org/osg/jAppServer2004/, a client/server benchmark for measuring the performance of Java Enterprise Application Servers using a subset of J2EE API's in a complete end-to-end web application.

Java Virtual Machine (JVM) Information

Enterprise JavaBeans Information

WebLogic Store Information

"Using the WebLogic Persistent Store" in Oracle Fusion Middleware Configuring Server Environments for Oracle WebLogic Server.

Java Message Service (JMS) Information

Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) Information

General Performance Information