Performance Engineering Tutorial

Performance Engineering PerfMatrix

This Performance Engineering tutorial provides basic and in-depth knowledge of Performance Engineering. The tutorial describes the core concept of performance engineering in layman’s terms to clear your basics and make a strong platform for performance engineering skills.


  1. Performance Engineering – Overview
  2. Performance Testing vs Performance Engineering
  3. Software Architecture and its types
  4. Performance Metrics of all tiers
  5. Physical CPU vs Logical CPU
  6. Agent-based vs Agent-less Performance Monitoring Tool
  7. What are the factors affect the Performance of an application/system?


  1. Garbage Collection
    1. Overview
    2. Memory Heap and Generation Type
    3. How does GC work?
    4. Types of GC
  2. Heap Dump
    1. Overview
  3. Thread Dump
    1. Overview
    2. Life Cycle of Thread
    3. Thread Dump Generation
    4. How to read Thread Dump?
    5. Thread Dump Analysis
    6. fastThread – Thread Dump Analyzer
  4. AWR Report
    1. Overview, Generation & Analysis

Server Tuning Tips:

  1. Web Server (Apache)
  2. Web Server (ASP)
  3. Garbage Collector – Tips for tuning

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