Memory Usage

Administrators will want to use jmap to create a memory profile for the running application. jmap is part of the Oracle 1.6 or 1.7 JDK installation. It is a free: http://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/technotes/tools/share/jmap.html jmap -dump:file= http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2344417/can-i-generate-an-hprof-file-at-will Then you will want to import the profile data into a viewer such as: 1.) VisualVM 2.) http://www.yourkit.com 3.) http://wiki.eclipse.org/Install_TPTP_with_Update_Manager 4.) HP JMeter - www.hp.com/go/hpjmeter