Java trace analysis

Welcome to the world of javacore, heap dump and trace.log. If you have to put your hands into this, here are some references and tools. (Sadly, it is not always possible to plug your IDE into the environment that produce thoses nasty traces.)
Detecting Java leaks using IBM Rational Application Developer 6.0 (16 Aug 2005)
HeapAnalyzer : A graphical tool for discovering possible Java heap leaks.
If you use JRockit from BEA use : management console with the built-in Memory Leak Detector.
And you could also use the new Heap Analysis Tool (Jhat) from Mustang (Java 6) ! (note that it can analyse hprof files from older jvm.)

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