Kieker 1.4 released

Today, we released version 1.4 of our Kieker framework for continuous monitoring and analysis of software systems.

Selected features:

  • JMX monitoring reader and writer
  • JMS support for ActiveMQ and HornetQ (in addition to OpenJMS)
  • Enable/disable flushing of FS Writer
  • Configurable shutdown delay for asynchronous writers
  • Configurable Servlet parameters for periodic samplers
  • Direct support for asynchronous analysis
  • Java 5 no longer supported
  • Refined Microbenchmark (+ SPEC macro-benchmark configuration)

Improvements to source code

  • Bug fixes, code cleanup, coding conventions
  • Integrated the static analysis tools Findbugs, Checkstyle, and PMD
  • Integrated a test coverage tool
  • Resolved Java warnings

Improvements to documentation

  • Extended Java EE Servlet container example to Windows
  • Fixes in user guide and examples
  • Extended JMS example to ActiveMQ and HornetQ (including Windows)

See the release notes for details.