GlassFish Performance Advisor - Install and setup
By sirajg on Feb 09, 2009
As the name suggests, the Performance Advisor is designed to help users improve the performance of the application server. It does so in various ways :
With this brief introduction, I will talk about how to install and set up the Performance Advisor.
The Performance Advisor is available as a patch from SunSolve, look for patch id 140751. After downloading the patch do these steps :
The "Performance Advisor" node will appear in the tree in the left frame of the console. This is how it would look like :
The Performance Advisor node consists of two parts -
Click on the Static Tuner to configure the domain.xml based on your installation. This is how the Static Tuner screen looks like :
Click on "Management Rules". You will see a number of rules that can be configured to monitor various aspects of the running instance :
You can set up the advisor rules on different instances and clusters. After setting those up, you will need to restart the instances and clusters.