By Wilfred C. Jamison
This chapter is a case study of application servers with an emphasis on performance analysis and tuning. In this chapter, you'll learn about the following:
What is involved in commercial workload tuning
The standard workload benchmark for J2EE application servers
The principles and guidelines for performance analysis and tuning
The step-by-step process of tuning a real performance problem presented through a specific example
We'll begin by examining what is involved in commercial workload tuning.
Using a commercial workload to benchmark a Linux server is the best way to fully cover most, if not all, subsystems in the server. ...