Category Archives: GC Pauses

Microservices: Java MicroProfile Links

From the MicroProfile FAQ: “The MicroProfile is a baseline platform definition that optimizes Enterprise Java for a microservices architecture and delivers application portability across multiple MicroProfile runtimes. The initially planned baseline is JAX-RS + CDI + JSON-P, with the intent … Continue reading

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Basic JMeter Load Testing of Web Sites and Rest APIs

This is an intro to load testing with Apache JMeter, an Open Source load testing tool. As a developer, QA or Operations engineer, it’s important to be familiar with what load testing tools can do, and to know how to … Continue reading

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Solving Java GC Pause Outages in Production

Just thinking about how to configure HAProxy with two backend Java servers to be HA, despite GC pauses. Java programs pause periodically to recycle temporary variables, known as garbage collection (GC). This is called a “GC Pause.” The description “Stop … Continue reading

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I found jMeter, however, really easy to use.

So, let me get this straight … Java is not safe for use in servers because of GC pauses. And it’s not safe for use in clients because of GC pauses. Doesn’t leave much left! Thanks to Greg Lindahl, founder … Continue reading

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