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Java performance tuning / Jack Shirazi.

Title
Java performance tuning / Jack Shirazi.
Author
Shirazi, Jack.
Publication
Cambridge, Mass. : O'Reilly, 2000.

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Description
xiv, 426 p. : ill.; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Java series
Uniform Title
Java series (O'Reilly & Associates)
Subject
Java (Computer program language)
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-408) and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Why Is It Slow? 2 -- Tuning Game 3 -- System Limitations and What to Tune 3 -- A Tuning Strategy 5 -- Perceived Performance 6 -- Starting to Tune 10 -- What to Measure 15 -- Don't Tune What You Don't Need to Tune 17 -- 2. Profiling Tools 20 -- Measurements and Timings 21 -- Garbage Collection 23 -- Method Calls 26 -- Object-Creation Profiling 43 -- Monitoring Gross Memory Usage 50 -- Client/Server Communications 56 -- 3. Underlying JDK Improvements 64 -- Garbage Collection 64 -- Replacing JDK Classes 66 -- Faster VMs 68 -- Better Optimizing Compilers 73 -- Sun's Compiler and Runtime Optimizations 82 -- Compile to Native Machine Code 89 -- Native Method Calls 90 -- Uncompressed ZIP/JAR Files 91 -- 4. Object Creation 94 -- Object-Creation Statistics 96 -- Object Reuse 97 -- Avoiding Garbage Collection 112 -- Initialization 115 -- Early and Late Initialization 117 -- 5. Strings 122 -- Performance Effects of Strings 122 -- Compile-Time Versus Runtime Resolution of Strings 125 -- Conversions to Strings 126 -- Strings Versus char Arrays 142 -- String Comparisons and Searches 150 -- Sorting Internationalized Strings 153 -- 6. Exceptions, Casts, and Variables 161 -- Exceptions 161 -- Casts 167 -- Variables 169 -- Method Parameters 172 -- 7. Loops and Switches 174 -- Java.io. Reader Converter 178 -- Exception-Terminated Loops 184 -- Switches 189 -- Recursion 195 -- Recursion and Stacks 200 -- 8. I/O, Logging, and Console Output 204 -- Replacing System.out 206 -- Logging 208 -- From Raw I/O to Smokin' I/O 209 -- Serialization 217 -- Clustering Objects and Counting I/O Operations 230 -- Compression 232 -- 9. Sorting 237 -- Avoiding Unnecessary Sorting Overhead 237 -- An Efficient Sorting Framework 241 -- Better Than O(nlogn) Sorting 249 -- Performance Checklist 255 -- 10. Threading 256 -- User-Interface Thread and Other Threads 258 -- Race Conditions 259 -- Deadlocks 261 -- Synchronization Overheads 265 -- Timing Multithreaded Tests 275 -- Atomic Access and Assignment 276 -- Thread Pools 278 -- Load Balancing 279 -- Threaded Problem-Solving Strategies 291 -- 11. Appropriate Data Structures and Algorithms 293 -- Collections 294 -- Java 2 Collections 296 -- Hashtables and HashMaps 298 -- Cached Access 302 -- Caching Example I 303 -- Caching Example II 306 -- Finding the Index for Partially Matched Strings 310 -- Search Trees 314 -- 12. Distributed Computing 335 -- Tools 337 -- Message Reduction 339 -- Comparing Communication Layers 342 -- Caching 344 -- Batching I 346 -- Application Partitioning 347 -- Batching II 348 -- Low-Level Communication Optimizations 349 -- Distributed Garbage Collection 354 -- Databases 355 -- 13. When to Optimize 357 -- When Not to Optimize 358 -- Tuning Class Libraries and Beans 359 -- Analysis 362 -- Design and Architecture 366 -- Tuning After Deployment 382 -- More Factors That Affect Performance 383 -- 14. Underlying Operating System and Network Improvements 389 -- Hard Disks 390 -- CPU 395 -- RAM 397 -- Network I/O 398.
ISBN
0596000154
LCCN
^^^00062362^
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library