application performance management

APM: What You Need to Know

Application performance management (APM) is the practice of monitoring and managing the performance, availability, and capability of modern software applications. APM doesn’t have an explicit, dictionary definition, but is rather an industry-created term that encompasses nearly everything to do with monitoring and managing code, application performance, transaction times, and end… continue reading →

Java Exception Handling

Java Exception Handling – AbstractMethodError

Moving along through our in-depth Java Exception Handling series, today we’ll be going over the AbstractMethodError. This error is thrown when there are incompatibilities between compiled classes/JAR files using abstract methods. Throughout this article we’ll examine the AbstractMethodError by looking at where it fits into the overall Java Exception Hierarchy…. continue reading →