By Geertjan-Oracle on Sep 12, 2013
With the release of JDK 7 Update 40, Java Mission Control 5.2 (well described by Markus Eisele here) is part of the JDK, together with Java VisualVM, which has been there since JDK 6 Update 23:
Details about that, and other new JDK features, are here:
However, an interesting thing is that, because Java Mission Control is based on Eclipse RCP, and Java VisualVM is based on the NetBeans Platform, JDK 7 Update 40 is the very first release of the JDK that contains both Eclipse RCP and the NetBeans Platform. Without those platforms being in the JDK, neither of these tools could exist.