jstack, profilers and other tools

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Tue Jul 12 15:19:32 UTC 2022

On 12/07/2022 14:36, Egor Ushakov wrote:
> So does this mean that the older thread dumps way (jstack etc.) is now 
> obsolete?
> And we should switch our efforts to supporting the new way on jdk 19+?

It's not obsolete. The HotSpot thread dump remains critical for 
troubleshooting. It's also much "richer" and contains more than just a 
list of threads. If the context is the IntelliJ "Get Thread Dump" button 
in the Debugger window then the JSON format might be useful as it parsable.


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