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Java byte buffer


Java byte buffer – 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. Java Byte Buffer Non-Direct Buffer java.nio package comes with […]

Java Buffer Pool Memory Space


Understanding the Java Buffer Pool Memory Space 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 learn what byte buffers are. Byte Buffer Non-Direct Buffer java.nio package comes […]

Transaction Memory Values Explained


One of the metrics gathered by FusionReactor during the execution of a transaction (request) is the memory usage of the transaction. This is displayed on the Main tab in the transaction details page. Since FusionReactor 6 we have added the Transaction Allocated Memory value to these details. All of these numbers can be a little […]

FusionReactor 6 sneak peek – Re-writing the definition of what Application Performance Monitoring is all about!


APM tools have emerged as a category to help businesses address issues when applications break or systems are slow. Unfortunately, even though many of those tools measure metrics and provide some insight into what’s going on, they don’t do anything to minimize downtime and really accelerate time to fix. To be honest, traditional APM tools […]

Getting custom instrumentation and metrics using FusionReactor: Examples with ColdFusion


FusionReactor will simply work out-of-the-box to give you masses of metric data and insight into requests, transactions, queries and resources without adding any additional code to your application.   However, if you want to get even more insight into specific areas of your application, then it’s easy to customize FusionReactor.   This level of customization will enable […]