KoSSE-Symposium: “Application Performance Management (Kieker Days 2012)”

The KoSSE-Symposium: Application Performance Management (Kieker Days 2012) will take place on November 29/30 in Kiel.

The program includes interesting talks, e.g., by:

  • b+m Informatik AG, Melsdorf
  • Consist Software Solutions GmbH, Kiel
  • empuxa GmbH, Kiel
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • Kiel University
  • QAware GmbH, Munich
  • RWTH Aachen
  • SAP Research, Karlsruhe
  • XING AG, Hamburg

See the web site (in German) for details.

Registration is required (no fee!): mail@diwish.de

Kieker 1.6 released

Today, we released version 1.6 of our Kieker framework for application performance monitoring and dynamic software analysis.

Major features

  • Web-based UI for editing and running analysis projects (beta version)
  • Adaptive monitoring: (De)activate monitoring on method signature level
    at runtime based on signature patterns
  • Restructured and extended graph/visualization filters (trace coloring,
    tooltips etc.)
  • Log rotation for file system writer
  • Logging API: SLF4J support and logger selection via JVM argument
  • Many new AspectJ-based probes for detailed event-based tracing
  • Refactored realtime replayer based on new re-usable filters (realtime delay,
    record logger etc.)
  • Java EE example: Now included in core binary release archive and based
    on MyBatis JPetStore deployed to Jetty server
  • Definition of configuration properties and default values for analysis
    plugins and repositories now annotation-based
  • Removed legacy control servlet (JMX interface should be used instead)


  • Bug fixes
  • Added a number of (JUnit) tests

See the release notes for details.