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Java EE 7 Performance Tuning and Optimization by Osama Oransa

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Chapter 2. Understanding Java Fundamentals

An essential part of our journey in Java EE 7 performance tuning is to briefly go over some of the new features of Java EE 7 to understand the different capabilities of this strong framework in developing Enterprise applications. We will discuss selected features in further detail later in this chapter.

As mandatory knowledge, any Java performance-tuning expert must understand memory management in Java applications; garbage collection policies, including the new G1 garbage collection policy and different application scopes (related to memory consumption); and finally, the Java concurrency concepts, including the recent concurrency features in both Java SE and Java EE.

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