yCrash app is a non-intrusive, secure, instant root cause analysis tool. It captures thread dump, heap dump, GC log, netstat, vmstat, top, and several more artifacts, right when the problem is happening in the production. It instantly analyzes all the artifacts & generates a root cause analysis report in the dashboard. Watch this below video clip to get a detailed overview of yCrash!
I am slightly hesitant to write this post, as it might attract some criticism. Nevertheless, I told myself there is nothing wrong with sharing my point of view (even though it might not be well accepted). I would like to share my personal experience regarding yesterday’s Monolithic and today’s Microservice architecture in this post.Continue reading “Is today’s microservice more bloated than yesterday’s monolith?”
Enabling Garbage collection logs on your application has certain advantages. In nutshell, Garbage collection logs will facilitate you to optimize Garbage Collection pause time, improve overall application’s response time, forecast production outages, reduce computing cost. Even though Garbage collection logs have these advantages, we weren’t sure what overhead does garbage collection logging add to the application. Thus we set out to conduct the below case study.Continue reading “Overhead added by Garbage Collection Logging”
A thread dump is a snapshot of all the threads running in a java process. It’s a vital artifact to troubleshoot various production problems such as CPU spikes, unresponsiveness in the application, poor response time, hung threads, high memory consumption. Thus to facilitate troubleshooting, we have seen enterprises capture thread dumps on a periodic basis (every 5 minute or 2 minute).So we were curious to learn the overhead of capturing thread dump on a periodic basis. Thus we set out to conduct the below case study.Continue reading “Overhead added by collecting thread dumps”
Naveen Kumar Namachivayam from QAInsights Invited Ram Lakshmanan – The architect of yCrash to talk in the Performance Engineers Clubhouse. In this video, the basics of Garbage collection, Importance of Memory, GC Throughput Introduction and many other topics have been discussed!
There are different flavors of OutOfMemoryError. One of the flavours of OutOfMemoryError is ‘Kill Process or sacrifice child’. This post discusses what triggers this ‘Kill Process or sacrifice child’ OutOfMemoryError and potential solutions to diagnose this problem.Continue reading “OutOfMemoryError: Kill process or sacrifice child – causes & solutions”
‘ping’ command is used to troubleshoot and diagnose network connectivity issues. It is used to check whether the host is reachable. It’s available on all the Operating Systems. ‘ping’ reports the round-trip time for the messages sent from the source to the destination.Continue reading “ping – Unix/Linux command, beginners introduction with examples “
‘dmesg’ (display message) is not a popular Unix/Linux command. However, it provides vital information that can be used for troubleshooting production performance problems.Continue reading “dmesg – Unix/Linux command, beginners introduction with examples”
I have heard a few of my developer friends say: “Garbage Collection is automatic. So, I do not have to worry about it.“ The first part is true, i.e., “Garbage Collection is automatic” on all modern platforms – Java, .NET, Golang, Python… But the second part i.e., “I don’t have to worry about it.” – may not be true. It is arguable, questionable. Here is my case to showcase the importance of Garbage Collection:Continue reading ““I don’t have to worry about Garbage collection” – Is it true?”
We truly believe enterprises are wasting millions of dollars in garbage collection. We equally believe enterprises are wasting these many millions of dollars even without knowing they are wasting. Intent of this post is to bring visibility on how several millions of dollars are wasted due to garbage collection.Continue reading “How many millions of dollars enterprises waste due to Garbage collection?”
JAX – Online conference is the meeting place for all Java and software architecture enthusiasts! This year also, they have conducted an online conference to exchange knowledge and ideas from speakers all over the world.Continue reading “Major Outages in Major Enterprises”