When a request on a site is slow, finding the source of the problem can be challenging. On one hand, we can monitor the speed of the overall request. This tells us which request is slow, but not much else. On the other hand, enabling trace logs or using java profiling tool can tell us what is going on during a slow request, but they have a significant impact on a request performance.
In this article, I will describe a new a lightweight performance monitoring tool (PMT) bundled in WebSphere Commerce Version 7 Fix Pack 9. This tool allows... [Continue Reading]