From the Founder & CEO of New Relic

Lewis Cirne

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Within the next five years, more and more enterprises will standardize on the J2EE platform, resulting in thousands more commercial Java application deployments. And in many cases, that means migrating existing legacy and mainframe applications to J2EE.
Many production J2EE applications suffer from rogue transactions. A rogue transaction is a particular use case or click-through in the application that results in enormous resource consumption or unusually high response times when compared with its peers.
If your application is experiencing serious performance problems, I recommend that you perform a thorough analysis to determine the root cause.
Q. With respect to logging, how much of a good thing is too much of a good thing? A. Logging is a powerful application tool that, in my opinion, has been under-utilized.
There are several different categories of memory-related problems that I've seen in the field. The most common of these is the memory leak. A Java memory leak is the result of objects remaining referenced after an application has completely finished using them. This tends to happen whe...
This month, I'll look at benchmarking and tuning your applications, and how to make your Java runtime more manageable. And, I offer some advice on how your developers can keep their focus on development work.
Everywhere I go developers, operations people, and IT executives ask me how best to keep their mission-critical applications up and running at peak performance. To address these concerns, WebLogic Developer's Journal is introducing a new column to answer questions from real WebLogic us...