This week's book giveaway is in the Testing forum. We're giving away four copies of Data Structures the Fun Way: An Amusing Adventure with Coffee-Filled Examples and have Jeremy Kubica on-line! See this thread for details.
I'm not sure how tuning the GC differes from performance tips and tricks, but maybe that's just me. I have seen some excellent info at IBM.COM as well. Sorry I don't have a link, but it was somewhere under WebSphere tuning; should hold true with or without WebSphere. I'm told the IBM JVM is close enough to Sun's that the advice should apply. I think every new release of the JVM changes the algorithms significantly, so be sure your references match your actual JVM.
A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of the idea. John Ciardi
I've read about this kind of thing at the checkout counter. That's where I met this tiny ad: