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Pro Quickly points out deadlocked threads
Samurai quickly points out threads that are deadlocked with a red color and a unique icon. Making it easy to spot them.
Pro Intuitive interface
There's not much to the interface itself, it's quite intuitive. It can be easily gotten used to just by clicking around.
Pro Easy to use
Samurai's pretty easy to use, you just open a text file with one or more thread dumps and it will do the analysis for you.
Pro Easy to install
Samurai comes as a single
.jar file which is downloaded and can be run with
java -jar samurai.jar.
Pro Makes it easy to find threads that are stuck or that have long-running transactions
When analyzing multiple thread dumps, Samurai will try to find transactions spanning multiple threads and highlights them in red, making it easier for the user to see and click on them in order to investigate further.