Add Object Cache Monitoring Using JMX and Aspects: "Add Object Cache Monitoring Using JMX and Aspects
Find out how to add cache monitoring to your applications using JMX MBeans and AOP technologies—without altering the application code.
by Srini Penchikala October 20, 2005
Like many companies, my company uses an object cache to store frequently accessed data in memory so the server doesn't have to access the back-end database every time it handles a request for the same data. Caching provides advantages such as application performance improvement, scalability and minimizes the overhead required to acquire and release the objects."