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Java EE 7 Performance Tuning and Optimization by Osama Oransa

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Understanding memory structure in the JVM

Understanding the memory structure in the JVM is essential to tune the JVM for the better performance of the Java applications, so the essential knowledge to deal with the JVM in general, and in particular, the JVM memory management is required and expected from a performance tuning expert to master.

The JVM is a specification that is released and updated with each new Java release; parts of the specifications are mandatory, while some are left for vendor implementation. This carries additional responsibility to understand the different vendor implementations.

The JVM specifications

The implementation of the Java HotSpot virtual machine is considered as a high-performance virtual machine implementation for ...

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