Monitoring and gathering statistics with JMX based jconsole and Yammer metrics

This post extends  Yammer Metrics with Spring tutorial to demonstrate how the metrics can be monitored for the TradeEngineMain application.

Step 1: Run the TradeEngineMain  java class created in the Yammer metrics tutorial.

Step 2: From the DOS command prompt, type jconsole

C:\Users\akumaras>jconsole

Step 3:  The jconsole window pops up as shown below.



Step 4: You can monitor the statistics via the MBeans tab as shown below.



Drill down into each and observe the values.




With Yammer metrics, you can also output metrics to CSV, as JSON via RESTful web service, etc. It is quite a handy tool to monitor your applications.

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