By: Mark Deckert
Abstract: J Optimizer 2009 Installation Notes
For updates to these notes,
J Optimizer equips Java
developers with a comprehensive toolkit for optimizing application
performance and quality. Stand-alone J Optimizer provides full
without requiring integration into an IDE or a larger development
environment. You can use J Optimizer to profile memory and CPU usage,
real-time threading information, and determine which parts of your code
are actually being executed. You can also track performance bottlenecks
at the JDBC, JMS, JNDI, JSP, EJB, CCI, and Web Services levels, and
locate the exact line of source code for root-cause analysis. You can
also run source code Audits and Metrics in J Optimizer.
The system requirements for J Optimizer 2009 are listed
To install J Optimizer 2009 on Windows:
If the installation can be performed successfully on another machine
(with the same OS platform), the resulting installation directory can
be copied from one machine to another. This can be the easiest way to
workaround installation problems, but is only useful when other
machines on a network are available.
If the main installation program does not automatically launch when
the DVD is inserted into the DVD drive:
This error occurs when the DVD driver is having trouble reading from
the DVD. In this case, try copying the contents of the DVD into a
temporary directory on your hard drive and then launch the installer
from that location. If the files cannot be copied from the DVD to the
hard drive because of read errors (for example, error -1, read errors,
etc.), check the DVD for scratches. If the DVD is visibly damaged,
please contact customer support.
If the contents of the DVD still cannot be copied to the hard drive,
an alternative is to simply download and install the appropriate ESD
version of J Optimizer 2009:
NOTE: You may need to register.
To eliminate possible conflicts with other third-party software,
disable anti-virus software (e.g. stop the service), exit out of any
other currently running software, and then retest the installation.
In Windows XP, you can automatically do this using the msconfig.exe
tool to restart your system in a diagnostic mode that prevents
third-party services from starting up. To do this:
After successfully installing J Optimizer 2009, repeat these steps,
changing Diagnostic Startup to your usual Startup mode.
To troubleshoot installation graphics driver issues, try the
When you run J Optimizer 2009 for the
first time, you will need the serial number or activation file provided
with your copy of the product. You can use J Optimizer 2009 for 14 days
after installation without registering. After 14 days, J Optimizer 2009
will not run until it has been registered.
(Note: There is no grace period for trial versions.)
Trial users: See the
front label of your product DVD for the URL or visit
to obtain your trial activation files.
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