Oracle (sun) jdk console tools

Modern Oracle JVM versions are bundled with diagnostic tools. Here i’m going introduce the most prominent of them. First to mention is of course VisualVM which evolves even independently of jvm releases. VisualVM allows relative deep analysis and its comprehensive enough furthermore it’s open source tool. However it reaches limits when you have to work with java version prior to 1.5. (yes, sometimes things changes very slowly ;) Also it’s often the case that its not easy to connect over RMI remotely to productive machines, therefore its never a bad thing to be familiar with console tools modern jdk and JVM provided with the installation....

August 2, 2012 · 7 min · Alexander Holbreich

Installing Oracle Java 7 on Debian

How to install java 7 on your Linux. Below you will find Oracle (former Sun) java 7 installed on Debian Linux At the moment there is no official debian (and linux at all) package (de) for java 7 and apt-get is not working for us, like previously with open jdk. Firstly we have to download the latest java from oracle site and then extract it. wget http://download.oracle.com/otn-pub/java/jdk/7/jdk-7-linux-x64.tar.gz tar zxvf jdk-7-linux-x64.tar.gz -C /usr/lib64/jvm/ Then we have to do some configuration....

November 9, 2011 · 1 min · Alexander Holbreich

JBoss 5 GA on Debian linux

This short tutorial describes how to configure JBoss Application Server (Jboss GA 5.1.0) on a Debian Linux (Debian GNU/Linux 5.x “Lenny”). The article starts with the installation of Java JDK and continues with JBoss installation and basic configuration according to standard file system hierarchy. Also init.d. scripts configuration is given here. Installing Java SDK Nowadays installing Java environment on Debian is an easy task. I’ve used JDK 1.6. Don’t confound JDK with JRE, because bare Java Runtime Environment is not enough for running JBoss....

January 29, 2010 · 6 min · Alexander Holbreich