Packed with practical examples, this book looks at a different aspect of performance tuning in each chapter and shows the reader how to apply them to their existing Java applications. Written to version 5.1, this book also has information about the upcoming 6.0 release and how you can upgrade your existing applications. This book is for Java architects who design and configure Enterprise applications. It is great for Java developers who want to get into the inner details of the application server and of the correct tuning methodology. Application testers will also find this book useful as they will learn how to monitor the performance of the middleware with the correct instruments.