Evangelism

VisualVM Buffer pool


VisualVM Buffer pool – what is the buffer pool? The buffer pool space is located outside of the garbage collector-managed memory. It’s a way to allocate native off-heap memory.  What’s the benefit of using buffer pools? To answer this question, let’s firstly learn what byte buffers are. Byte Buffer Non-Direct Buffer java.nio package comes with the […]

Monitoring Buffer Pools


Monitoring Buffer Pools – what is the buffer pool? The buffer pool space is located outside of the garbage collector-managed memory. It’s a way to allocate native off-heap memory.  What’s the benefit of using buffer pools? To answer this question, let’s firstly learn what byte buffers are. Byte Buffer Non-Direct Buffer java.nio package comes with […]

Memory Mapped Buffer


Understanding the Memory Mapped Buffer To understand the memory mapped buffer we first need to understand the Java buffer pool. The Java buffer pool space is located outside of the garbage collector-managed memory. It’s a way to allocate native off-heap memory.  What’s the benefit of using a Java buffer pool? To answer this question, let’s firstly […]