Profilers for Java & Java8 w/ Very Low Overhead
Both are part of the official JDK8 package and don't need any further plugins to get started.
- Java Mission Control (jmc) is a production system ready profiler from Oracle that has an overhead of <1% and is suitable for profiling production systems
- Location: $JAVA_HOME/bin/jmc
- JVisualVM (jvisualvm) is a profiler for Oracle that is good enough for resolution of most issues that required a profiler, a nice profiler for getting started
- Location: $JAVA_HOME/bin/jvisualvm