Java Performance Training Course
Duration35 hours (usually 5 days including breaks)
What will you learn?
Performance tips all come with a shelf life that is linked to the particular technology to which they are applied. Once that technology changes or is no longer used, the tips become useless at best and harmful at worst. For this reason we have purposely designed a course that focuses on providing you with something more than just tricks to get the latest and greatest framework to meet your performance needs. One of the tools we aim to leave you with is a methodology that we've used over the years on a regular basis. This methodology has helped us quickly identify and solve hard performance issues.
The other equally important aspect of performance tuning is tooling. A good portion of the course focuses on a number of open source tools that we have found to be useful in our campaigns to stamp out performance bottlenecks.
Beyond methodology and tooling, we look at some of the fundamentals of Java technology. This includes the inner workings of the Java memory management and HotSpot/JIT technologies.
- how to apply rigor to the task of performance tuning
- how to setup a performance tuning environment
- importance of performance tuning requirements and goals
- tools needed to conduct a performance investigation
- benchmarking and micro-benchmarking skills
- Java memory and execution models
Tools & Methodology
- Defining performance and performance tuning
- Common performance problems
- Profiling, and monitoring with professional tools
- Execution, memory and thread profilers
- System level monitoring
- Java Management eXtentions
- Planning for performance
- Patterns and anti-patterns
- Architectures for performance
Coding Best Practices
- Big gains
- user perceptions
- Macro and micro benchmarking
- Selected Java Libraries including String, I/O and Collections
- XML parsing
- Java Virtual Machine heap spaces
- Garbage collection algorithms
- Object life-cycle
- Garbage collection logging and monitoring
- Heap tuning strategies
Bookings, Prices and Enquiries
- Public Classroom
- Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
- Private Classroom
- Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
- Private Remote
- The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet. More Information
The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.
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