Identifying a high-CPU Java Thread


High CPU utilization Java application Every now and then we find ourselves in situations when a single Java process is consuming a high percentage of CPU. After investigating and ruling out high CPU because of continuous GC cycles or other pathogenic reasons, we find ourselves in a situation that we…

Python UnPickling in Java


Sometimes, applications, are necessary to interact with the serialized form of a different language. This usually happens in the persistence layer. Ideally, the form chosen for persistence should be cross platform (i.e protobufs), but unfortunately the reality is that sometimes the developer has no control over it or he/she needs…