Thread dumps demystified

To read and understand thread dumps is the skill that many of us develop years after we have already mastered the programming language itself.

At first, it is unsettling to look into long files, probably at the bunch of them at the same time, trying to make sense out of information that is in front of our eyes. From where to start? Which tools to use? How to proceed if the tool does not report bottleneck in the system right away?

Those are among the questions that will be covered in presentation and demo.