I'd like to enable jmxremote to monitor Apache Tomcat resources utilization with Munin, but I want to know if this will affect the servers performance, is so, how much will it be impacted.


We monitor CPU usage on our servers(via SNMP) and when we enabled jmxremote to collect stats we did not see a noticeable appreciation in usage(real machines). It looks like someone actually grabbed stats from this and documented it:


They basically say it can vary based on app but saw as high as 5-6% cpu usage increase in some cases.

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