Harvest Java Heap Dumps in constrained environments

Creating and analyzing Heap Dumps is a standard for analyzing memory issues with JVM based programs. To do this, you have to: create the Heap Dump (duh!) move the data to your computer actually analyze the data Each of these steps has it's own challenges though the first two seem trivial at first sight. Creating the Heap Dump The main challenge in Heap Dump creation I faced in today's production environments is that only essential software is installed in order to keep containers and the potential attack surface small. [Read More]
java  jvm  heap  gc