IBM Technology for Java Virtual Machine in IBM i5/OS

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 14 February 2007, updated 14 February 2007

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ISBN-10: 0738486051
ISBN-13: 9780738486055
IBM Form #: SG24-7353-00
(218 pages)

Authors: Aleksandr Nartovich, Adam Smye-Rumsby, Paul Stimets, George Weaver


This IBM Redbooks publication gives a broad understanding of a new 32-bit Java Virtual Machine (JVM) in IBM i5/OS. With the arrival of this new JVM, IBM System i platform now comfortably supports Java and WebSphere applications on a wide array of different server models: from entry size boxes to the huge enterprise systems.
This book provides in-depth information about setting Java and IBM WebSphere environments with new 32-bit JVM, tuning its performance, and monitoring or troubleshooting its runtime with the new set of tools.
Information in this book helps system architects, Java application developers, and system administrators in their work with 32-bit JVM in i5/OS.
Important: Despite the fact that this book targets i5/OS implementation, most information in this book applies to all IBM server platforms, where the new 32-bit JVM is supported.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. The world of Java
Chapter 2. Exploring IBM Technology for Java Virtual Machine
Chapter 3. New user guide
Chapter 4. Making the switch to IBM Technology for JVM
Chapter 5. Tuning the garbage collector
Chapter 6. Optimizing performance with shared classes
Chapter 7. Java Native Interface
Chapter 8. Analyzing JVM behavior
Appendix A. Running WebSphere Application Server with IBM Technology for JVM
Appendix B. IBM Support Assistant
Appendix C. Diagnostic Tools and Framework for Java Dumps
Appendix D. jconsole
Appendix E. Additional material

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