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Java Application Server Performance Monitoring Tools

Ron Jaeger
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Joined: Sep 13, 2001
Posts: 2
I am researching possible commercial tools to monitor application servers, such as IBM's Websphere, Iplanet, BEA's Weblogic, etc. This would be used to monitor the health of the server, gather statistics, and trouble shoot performance issues. It would not be used as part of the development process, such as a product like JProbe. I have a partial list, but have found it difficult to locate candidates, which includes products such as Wiley's Introscope, IBM's Resource Anaylyzer (Websphere only), and BMC's Patrol. Are there additional products that I am not aware of, and is there a website that might give a short summary of the major players in this arena?
Thanks,
Ron Jaeger
Manickam Arjunamani
Greenhorn

Joined: Aug 01, 2002
Posts: 1
Hi,
You could consider Borland's AppCenter, a product used to monitor Objects and applications.
Manickam


Mani Arjunamani,<br />Arul Consultants, Sydney, Australia
David Ogren
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Joined: Jul 19, 2002
Posts: 66
I think you are already on the right track. Wiley is my primary choice for monitoring performance, and although I haven't had a lot of experience with it, I hear BMC patrol is a good choice for health monitoring.
BigBrother ( http://bb4.com/features.html ) might be another choice for health monitoring. Your load balancer (BigIP) may also be able to provide health monitoring statistics since it is probably monitoring response times.
David


David F. Ogren
Author of iAS : Designing and Building J2EE Solutions
David Ogren
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I thought of another perf monitoring tool : Covasoft. Although I haven't ever used their tool, I've only read the brochure. Frankly, I've had such good experiences with Wiley that I haven't considered other tools seriously.
David
Greg Wagner
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Joined: Apr 13, 2005
Posts: 1
Does anyone know if there are good refernce books on the market for Wiley Introscope?
 
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