Documentation forSolarWinds Observability

Java runtime metrics

Java runtime metrics are gathered from JMX MBeans and reported by the library on an interval. Reporting is enabled by default for the metrics described below. To disable reporting or enable additional JMX metrics, see Java JMX configuration.

Metric Description
trace.jvm.GarbageCollector.* JVM garbage collection cumulative values, plotted as derivatives in the JMX dashboard.
trace.jvm.Memory.* Heap and non-heap memory details.
trace.jvm.MemoryPool.* Memory pool details. A memory pool represents the memory resource managed by the JVM, for example Metaspace (PermGen).
trace.jvm.OperatingSystem.* Operating system details, such as process CPU load.
trace.jvm.Runtime.* Java process uptime.
trace.jvm.Threading.* Thread details, such as thread count.