Memory Heap Analysis

Analyzing the heap of the JVM.

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In the following sections, we are going to do some analysis of the JVM’s heap dump.

First, we’ll need to capture a heap dump:

We will then go through three common tools in which we can do some analysis of a heap dump. All of which are free. 😃

We will then tie all our knowledge together and attempt to solve a quick challenge:


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In the next section, we'll learn how to acquire a Heap Dump.

Capturing Heap Dumps