Comments on: Instrumentation Friends of Oracle and Java Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:30:27 +0000 hourly 1 By: Cary Millsap Wed, 09 Jul 2008 14:06:16 +0000 I’d encourage you to go one step further. Instead of just noting which step you’re in within your code path, also note what /time/ it is when you enter and exit that step. Then you have /performance/ instrumentation that, in the event of a performance problem, will allow you to know exactly where your end users’ response time is going.