Memory Profiling using NetBeans profiler


  • Memory profiling features of NetBeans 
  • Live memory profiling 
    • Generations count 
  • Heap walker
  • Dynamic attach

Memory Profiling Features of NetBeans 

  • Tracking down memory leaks on running application 
    • You see allocations on the heap happen on running application 
  • Provides memory usage pattern 
    • Detects memory leak even where each individual leak is very small 
  • Provides heap walker 
    • Used to analyze a heap dump 
    • Help you quickly identify memory leak – let you figure out why a particular object is not being garbage collected by the JVM 
    • Eclipse Memory Analyzer is a more powerful heap walker with more features, however


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