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Patching Java at runtime

This article will slightly highlight how to fix issues with third party libs thatcan’t be circumvented are difficult to exclude/bypass/replaced simply provide no bugfixIn ...
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What is behind System.nanoTime()?

In java world there is a very good perception about System.nanoTime(). There is always some guys who says that it is fast, reliable and, whenever possible, should be used for timings ...
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Practical Garbage Collection, part 1 – Introduction

This is the first part of a series of blog posts I intend to write, whose aim will be to explain how garbage collection works in the real world (in particular, with the JVM). I will ...
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Debugging the JVM

In some (rare) cases you might find yourself in the situation that you managed to crash the JVM itself. I most recently managed this by setting the name of a ThreadGroup to null. In ...
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JVM options: -client vs -server

Have you ever wonder what is this -client or -server switch when you run your java app? e.g.: javaw.exe -client com.blogspot.sdoulger.LoopTestthat are also displayed in the Help ...
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