WildFly Performance Tuning


Supercharge your WildFly application server performance with this handy guide!

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JBoss Application server is the most popular open-source Java application server, renamed as WildFly. This book covers all details about improving the performance of applications running on the top of it, covering details such as:

  • Get the most from the environment where WildFly is running
  • Monitor and optimize the JVM by analyzing its behavior
  • Learn various tools to monitor WildFly
  • Monitor and tune various subsystems included within WildFly
  • Know the pros and cons of application server settings
  • Discover low level details to tune a clustered WildFly environment
  • …and much more!

Table of contents:

Chapter 1: Introduces to the basic strategies for tuning, describing how data should be initially gathered, analyzed and verified
Chapter 2: Discusses the tools that can be used to monitor the performance of the application server,from the standard JMX toolings to ELK stacks and advanced Command Line functions
Chapter 3: Covers JVM tuning, guiding you to an optimal configuration of the Virtual Machine Environment and its Garbage Collection policies
Chapter 4: Tuning Data access: spanning from JDBC to JPA/Hibernate, it covers every best practice to improve the most common bottleneck of every application
Chapter 5: Discusses the best tactics to tune the EJB Container and the objects running in it.
Chapter 6: Contains guidelines to achieve the best performance for messaging applications and WildFly broker (ArtemisMQ)
Chapter 7: Tuning how data is logged and some common pitfalls to avoid
Chapter 8: Discusses some options to control Transaction storage tuning
Chapter 9: Contains best practices to tune the Web Server (Undertow) and the related io subsystem
Chapter 10: Discusses JGroups tuning, with plenty of discussion on the available tools to measure its performance
Chapter 11: Environment tuning is the last aspect discussed in the book, covering some best practices for File Descriptors, TCP-IP configuration and Storage

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