The Tiger JDK introduced a nifty feature whereby you could run an application with -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote and then later connect to it using the jconsole tool. That allows you to see the JVM's instrumentation (memory, classes, threads) plus any JMX instrumentation you've defined yourself. As
Alan Bateman describes, with the Mustang JDK you can now attach jconsole to any application,...
comment on my last entry, rgreig asks:
One thing that struck me about MXBeans is that they are
really fusion of standard MBeans and OpenMBeans, since they only
use standard types. However they don't actually conform to
Why was the decision taken not to make MXBeans OpenMBeans?
(i.e. return an OpenMBeanInfo from getMBeanInfo())
Therein lies a tale!
Summer is of course the time when people take their vacation,
and nowhere more so than here in France. You could be forgiven
for thinking that the entire country grinds to a halt between
the traditional vacation boundaries of the 14th of July (Bastille
Day) and the 15th of August (Feast of
the Assumption, a public holiday,
don't ask). It seems like...