The JMX Namespace feature has now been integrated into the JDK 7 platform. You can read about it in detail in the online documentation for javax.management.namespace. Here's my quick summary.
Namespaces add a hierarchical structure to the JMX naming scheme. The easiest way to think of this is as a directory hierarchy. Previously JMX MBeans had names like java.lang:type=ThreadMXBean. Those...
Shanliang Jiang talks about one of the main use cases of the Event Service from the new JMX API in this blog entry. You can use a wildcard ObjectName to subscribe to a set of MBeans. The Event Service tracks the arrival and departure of MBeans, so it will subscribe to new MBeans matching the pattern as they appear. The Event Service is already present in the latest draft of the JDK 7 API and...
Yesterday I cleaned up the
bug that lists the various things we are planning for
version 2.0 of the JMX API, which is the version that should be
included in Java SE 7. Here's a list of the things we were
thinking of doing but are not now planning to.
In some of these cases, we realized after discussion in the
Expert Group that the proposed feature was...
The new Event Service that is part of version 2.0 of the JMX API is available in the latest snapshot of the JDK 7 platform. The package description for the new javax.management.event package summarizes what it is for and how to use it.
The description there starts like this:
This package defines the Event Service, which provides extended support for JMX notifications.
The Event Service provides...