JavaZone 2009 - Open Source Debugging Tools - A 60 Minute Boot Camp

Expensive commercial utilities ruled the debugging market for years, but learn how a loose confederation of 10 powerful Open Source debugging tools has adeptly fulfilled many of those same needs, and in many cases, taken debugging to the next level. In this 60 minute bootcamp, get exposed to tcpdump, netstat, jps, jstatd, VisualVM, jhat and it's OQL, Omniscient Debugger, TOD, Eclipse Memory Analyzer Tool, jtracert, btrace, lsof and fs_usage. Hear real-world scenarios of when to pull each out of your toolbelt, see each tool in action on a unified Java Web Application exhibiting a plethora of issues, and leverage each tool to discover and solve the problem.
Matthew J. McCullough

Matthew J. McCullough

Open Source Application Architect at Ambient Ideas
Matthew McCullough is an energetic 12 year veteran of enterprise software development, open source education, and co-founder of Ambient Ideas, LLC, a Denver consultancy. He is an outspoken advocate for the use of open source libraries in enterprise applications. Matthew currently is a member of the JCP, reviewer for technology publishers including O'Reilly, President of the Denver Open Source Users Group, and speaker on the No Fluff Just Stuff 2009 tour.
His experience includes successful J2EE, SOA, and Web Service implementations for real estate, financial management, and telecommunications firms, and development of several open source libraries. Matthew jumps at opportunities to evangelize, present, and educate teams on the benefits of open source. His current focuses are Maven, iPhone and Android applications, and OSS debugging tools.
Matthew currently resides in beautiful Denver, Colorado, USA with his wife and baby daughter, who all are active in nearly every outdoor activity Colorado offers.