Monitoring and Management
for the Java Platform
The Java Platform Standard Edition provides comprehensive monitoring and management support for the Java platform.
Java SE includes the following APIs for monitoring and management:
- Enables monitoring and managing the Java virtual machine and the
underlying operating system. The API enables applications to
monitor themselves and enables JMX-compliant tools to monitor and
manage a virtual machine locally and remotely.
- Oracle's platform extension to the
java.lang.management API and the management interface for
some other components of the platform.
- Enables you to retrieve and set logging information.
- The Java Management Extensions (JMX)
APIs - Defines the architecture, design patterns, interfaces,
and services for application and network management and monitoring
in Java. For more information, see the JMX documentation.
- The Attach
API - Oracle's platform extension that allows a
management agent to be dynamically loaded into a virtual
JConsole API - platform extension that
provides a programmatic interface to access JConsole such as adding
a JConsole plugin. JTop is an example JConsole plugin available at
Tutorials and Programmer's Guides