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Manu develops software applications using Java and related technologies. Geek, Tech Blogger, open source and web enthusiast.

Java Memory Profiling Simplified

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As a typical Java developer I never monitored the memory usage of my application apart from following typical best practices like closing the connections, streams etc.. Recently we were struck with few issues in our JBoss servers that I had to dig in to the memory management.One of the best thing in java is that the developers are not required ...

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Hibernate caches basics

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Recently I have experimented with hibernate cache. In this post I would like share my experience and point out some of the details of Hibernate Second Level Cache. On the way I will direct you to some articles that helped me implement the cache. Let’s get started from the ground. Caching in hibernate Caching functionality is designed to reduces the ...

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When to replace Unit Tests with Integration Test

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Its been a while I was thinking about integration vs unit testing. Lots of googling, questions in stack overflow and looking in many books. In this post I would like share with you the information I have found and what decision I arrive at this. I think if you put this question to any Java developer, you will get an ...

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Top 10 Java Books you don’t want to miss

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We learn by reading books and experimenting on it. So, it is imperative that you choose the best available options. In this post I would like to share my experience with some of the books and how they can help you evolve as a Java Developer. Lets start from the floor, the first 3 books are a good starting point ...

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