Prashanth has written a
of the new monitoring framework in GlassFish v3,
which includes descriptions of the basic concepts of
Probe providers include both class-based and XML-based providers,
where the framework will automagically create a provider without requiring
modifications to the existing code.
Probe listeners are called from the providers to produce the desired information; for example statistics are generated by
Prashanth's note also describes how to expose the probes to DTrace
and to a OS-agnostic scripting client,
and how this is used by different clients, including:
JMX/AMX, REST, the Admin console and asadmin.
Overall, a great
- check it out.
PS. I was on vacation last week, just catching up now and I missed announcing the
JavaEE 6 and GF v3 webinar from this morning;
from what John told me and what I read in the
it was very successful: more than 4K subscribed, and over 1200 attended.