Oracle Architect optimizes performance using GCeasy

Prabhakar Jonnalagadda is the performance architect in Oracle. He was presented with a performance problem of an application which had following symptoms: + Frequent unavailability of the application (crash issues) + Significant degraded performance in repeated spells In this post he talks about how he solved this application's performance problems. He basically analyzes the GC... Continue Reading →

Chaos Engineering – Deadlock

In the series of chaos engineering articles, we have been learning to simulate various performance problems. In this post, let's discuss how to simulate deadlock. What is Deadlock? Deadlock is prone in multi-threaded applications. The technical definition of a 'Deadlock' goes like this: Deadlock is a situation where a set of processes are blocked because... Continue Reading →

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