Garbage collection feature in JavaMelody

Hi folks,

I wanted to find out more about the Garbage Collection feaure in the plugin Java Melody.

Has anybody used in production environment. We have Jira v5.2 and Running the latest version of Javamelody plugin (v1.49.0).

1. Are there any negative side effects os using the garbage collection feature in the plugin in Jira production environment

2. Are there any gotchas to be aware off

Any feeback will be much appreciated.



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I can't report any negative effects using the GC feature. I used it in production environments and it worked well.


Java Melody puts about 5-10% overhead on your system. The information is valuable but is not always the cleanest or queryable.

If you have some extra money, can afford the system overhead and want finer grain reporting on information you can track in Java Melody give look.

Excellent reporting and data visulization.

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