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Pierre - Hugues Charbonneau: ClassNotFoundException: Is It Slowing Down Your JVM?

Most Java developers are familiar with the infamous and very common java.lang.ClassNotFoundException. While the sources of this problem are generally well understood, the impact to the overall JVM and performance is often unknown. This situation can lead to significant impacts to your application response time and scalability. The following article and sample programs will demonstrate that any occurrence of ClassNotFoundException found from your client production systems should be taken very seriously and addressed promptly...

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