changeset 4503:8df6ddda8090

Merge
author jiangli
date Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:25:23 -0400
parents c60f69931e1a 42a42da29fd7
children 9500809ceead
files src/share/vm/c1/c1_LIRGenerator.cpp src/share/vm/interpreter/interpreterRuntime.cpp src/share/vm/oops/method.hpp src/share/vm/oops/methodData.cpp src/share/vm/prims/whitebox.cpp src/share/vm/runtime/compilationPolicy.cpp src/share/vm/runtime/vmStructs.cpp
diffstat 35 files changed, 786 insertions(+), 304 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/agent/src/share/classes/sun/jvm/hotspot/oops/Method.java	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/agent/src/share/classes/sun/jvm/hotspot/oops/Method.java	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 2000, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 2000, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -49,19 +49,13 @@
     Type type                  = db.lookupType("Method");
     constMethod                = type.getAddressField("_constMethod");
     methodData                 = type.getAddressField("_method_data");
+    methodCounters             = type.getAddressField("_method_counters");
     methodSize                 = new CIntField(type.getCIntegerField("_method_size"), 0);
     accessFlags                = new CIntField(type.getCIntegerField("_access_flags"), 0);
     code                       = type.getAddressField("_code");
     vtableIndex                = new CIntField(type.getCIntegerField("_vtable_index"), 0);
-    if (!VM.getVM().isCore()) {
-      invocationCounter        = new CIntField(type.getCIntegerField("_invocation_counter"), 0);
-      backedgeCounter          = new CIntField(type.getCIntegerField("_backedge_counter"), 0);
-    }
     bytecodeOffset = type.getSize();
 
-    interpreterThrowoutCountField = new CIntField(type.getCIntegerField("_interpreter_throwout_count"), 0);
-    interpreterInvocationCountField = new CIntField(type.getCIntegerField("_interpreter_invocation_count"), 0);
-
     /*
     interpreterEntry           = type.getAddressField("_interpreter_entry");
     fromCompiledCodeEntryPoint = type.getAddressField("_from_compiled_code_entry_point");
@@ -80,18 +74,14 @@
   // Fields
   private static AddressField  constMethod;
   private static AddressField  methodData;
+  private static AddressField  methodCounters;
   private static CIntField methodSize;
   private static CIntField accessFlags;
   private static CIntField vtableIndex;
-  private static CIntField invocationCounter;
-  private static CIntField backedgeCounter;
   private static long      bytecodeOffset;
 
   private static AddressField       code;
 
-  private static CIntField interpreterThrowoutCountField;
-  private static CIntField interpreterInvocationCountField;
-
   // constant method names - <init>, <clinit>
   // Initialized lazily to avoid initialization ordering dependencies between Method and SymbolTable
   private static Symbol objectInitializerName;
@@ -127,6 +117,10 @@
     Address addr = methodData.getValue(getAddress());
     return (MethodData) VMObjectFactory.newObject(MethodData.class, addr);
   }
+  public MethodCounters getMethodCounters()           {
+    Address addr = methodCounters.getValue(getAddress());
+    return (MethodCounters) VMObjectFactory.newObject(MethodCounters.class, addr);
+  }
   /** WARNING: this is in words, not useful in this system; use getObjectSize() instead */
   public long         getMethodSize()                 { return                methodSize.getValue(this);        }
   public long         getMaxStack()                   { return                getConstMethod().getMaxStack();   }
@@ -139,16 +133,10 @@
   public long         getCodeSize()                   { return                getConstMethod().getCodeSize();   }
   public long         getVtableIndex()                { return                vtableIndex.getValue(this);       }
   public long         getInvocationCounter()          {
-    if (Assert.ASSERTS_ENABLED) {
-      Assert.that(!VM.getVM().isCore(), "must not be used in core build");
-    }
-    return invocationCounter.getValue(this);
+    return getMethodCounters().getInvocationCounter();
   }
   public long         getBackedgeCounter()          {
-    if (Assert.ASSERTS_ENABLED) {
-      Assert.that(!VM.getVM().isCore(), "must not be used in core build");
-    }
-    return backedgeCounter.getValue(this);
+    return getMethodCounters().getBackedgeCounter();
   }
 
   // get associated compiled native method, if available, else return null.
@@ -369,10 +357,10 @@
   }
 
   public int interpreterThrowoutCount() {
-    return (int) interpreterThrowoutCountField.getValue(this);
+    return getMethodCounters().interpreterThrowoutCount();
   }
 
   public int interpreterInvocationCount() {
-    return (int) interpreterInvocationCountField.getValue(this);
+    return getMethodCounters().interpreterInvocationCount();
   }
 }
--- /dev/null	Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 1970 +0000
+++ b/agent/src/share/classes/sun/jvm/hotspot/oops/MethodCounters.java	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -0,0 +1,86 @@
+/*
+ * Copyright (c) 2013, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
+ *
+ * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
+ * under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 only, as
+ * published by the Free Software Foundation.
+ *
+ * This code is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT
+ * ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
+ * FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General Public License
+ * version 2 for more details (a copy is included in the LICENSE file that
+ * accompanied this code).
+ *
+ * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License version
+ * 2 along with this work; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation,
+ * Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
+ *
+ * Please contact Oracle, 500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood Shores, CA 94065 USA
+ * or visit www.oracle.com if you need additional information or have any
+ * questions.
+ *
+ */
+
+package sun.jvm.hotspot.oops;
+
+import java.io.*;
+import java.util.*;
+import sun.jvm.hotspot.debugger.*;
+import sun.jvm.hotspot.runtime.*;
+import sun.jvm.hotspot.types.*;
+import sun.jvm.hotspot.utilities.*;
+
+public class MethodCounters extends Metadata {
+  public MethodCounters(Address addr) {
+    super(addr);
+  }
+
+  static {
+    VM.registerVMInitializedObserver(new Observer() {
+        public void update(Observable o, Object data) {
+          initialize(VM.getVM().getTypeDataBase());
+        }
+      });
+  }
+
+  private static synchronized void initialize(TypeDataBase db) throws WrongTypeException {
+    Type type      = db.lookupType("MethodCounters");
+
+    interpreterInvocationCountField = new CIntField(type.getCIntegerField("_interpreter_invocation_count"), 0);
+    interpreterThrowoutCountField = new CIntField(type.getCIntegerField("_interpreter_throwout_count"), 0);
+    if (!VM.getVM().isCore()) {
+      invocationCounter        = new CIntField(type.getCIntegerField("_invocation_counter"), 0);
+      backedgeCounter          = new CIntField(type.getCIntegerField("_backedge_counter"), 0);
+    }
+  }
+
+  private static CIntField interpreterInvocationCountField;
+  private static CIntField interpreterThrowoutCountField;
+  private static CIntField invocationCounter;
+  private static CIntField backedgeCounter;
+
+  public int interpreterInvocationCount() {
+    return (int) interpreterInvocationCountField.getValue(this);
+  }
+
+  public int interpreterThrowoutCount() {
+    return (int) interpreterThrowoutCountField.getValue(this);
+  }
+  public long getInvocationCounter() {
+    if (Assert.ASSERTS_ENABLED) {
+      Assert.that(!VM.getVM().isCore(), "must not be used in core build");
+    }
+    return invocationCounter.getValue(this);
+  }
+  public long getBackedgeCounter() {
+    if (Assert.ASSERTS_ENABLED) {
+      Assert.that(!VM.getVM().isCore(), "must not be used in core build");
+    }
+    return backedgeCounter.getValue(this);
+  }
+
+  public void printValueOn(PrintStream tty) {
+  }
+}
+
--- a/src/cpu/sparc/vm/cppInterpreter_sparc.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/cpu/sparc/vm/cppInterpreter_sparc.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 2007, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 2007, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -404,14 +404,20 @@
 // ??: invocation counter
 //
 void InterpreterGenerator::generate_counter_incr(Label* overflow, Label* profile_method, Label* profile_method_continue) {
+  Label done;
+  const Register Rcounters = G3_scratch;
+
+  __ ld_ptr(STATE(_method), G5_method);
+  __ get_method_counters(G5_method, Rcounters, done);
+
   // Update standard invocation counters
-  __ increment_invocation_counter(O0, G3_scratch);
-  if (ProfileInterpreter) {  // %%% Merge this into MethodData*
-    __ ld_ptr(STATE(_method), G3_scratch);
-    Address interpreter_invocation_counter(G3_scratch, 0, in_bytes(Method::interpreter_invocation_counter_offset()));
-    __ ld(interpreter_invocation_counter, G3_scratch);
-    __ inc(G3_scratch);
-    __ st(G3_scratch, interpreter_invocation_counter);
+  __ increment_invocation_counter(Rcounters, O0, G4_scratch);
+  if (ProfileInterpreter) {
+    Address interpreter_invocation_counter(Rcounters, 0,
+            in_bytes(MethodCounters::interpreter_invocation_counter_offset()));
+    __ ld(interpreter_invocation_counter, G4_scratch);
+    __ inc(G4_scratch);
+    __ st(G4_scratch, interpreter_invocation_counter);
   }
 
   Address invocation_limit(G3_scratch, (address)&InvocationCounter::InterpreterInvocationLimit);
@@ -420,7 +426,7 @@
   __ cmp(O0, G3_scratch);
   __ br(Assembler::greaterEqualUnsigned, false, Assembler::pn, *overflow);
   __ delayed()->nop();
-
+  __ bind(done);
 }
 
 address InterpreterGenerator::generate_empty_entry(void) {
--- a/src/cpu/sparc/vm/interp_masm_sparc.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/cpu/sparc/vm/interp_masm_sparc.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 1997, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 1997, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -30,6 +30,7 @@
 #include "oops/markOop.hpp"
 #include "oops/methodData.hpp"
 #include "oops/method.hpp"
+#include "oops/methodCounters.hpp"
 #include "prims/jvmtiExport.hpp"
 #include "prims/jvmtiRedefineClassesTrace.hpp"
 #include "prims/jvmtiThreadState.hpp"
@@ -2086,19 +2087,28 @@
 
 #endif /* CC_INTERP */
 
-void InterpreterMacroAssembler::increment_invocation_counter( Register Rtmp, Register Rtmp2 ) {
+void InterpreterMacroAssembler::get_method_counters(Register method,
+                                                    Register Rcounters,
+                                                    Label& skip) {
+  Label has_counters;
+  Address method_counters(method, in_bytes(Method::method_counters_offset()));
+  ld_ptr(method_counters, Rcounters);
+  br_notnull_short(Rcounters, Assembler::pt, has_counters);
+  call_VM(noreg, CAST_FROM_FN_PTR(address,
+          InterpreterRuntime::build_method_counters), method);
+  ld_ptr(method_counters, Rcounters);
+  br_null_short(Rcounters, Assembler::pn, skip); // No MethodCounters, OutOfMemory
+  bind(has_counters);
+}
+
+void InterpreterMacroAssembler::increment_invocation_counter( Register Rcounters, Register Rtmp, Register Rtmp2 ) {
   assert(UseCompiler, "incrementing must be useful");
-#ifdef CC_INTERP
-  Address inv_counter(G5_method, Method::invocation_counter_offset() +
+  assert_different_registers(Rcounters, Rtmp, Rtmp2);
+
+  Address inv_counter(Rcounters, MethodCounters::invocation_counter_offset() +
                                  InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
-  Address be_counter (G5_method, Method::backedge_counter_offset() +
+  Address be_counter (Rcounters, MethodCounters::backedge_counter_offset() +
                                  InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
-#else
-  Address inv_counter(Lmethod, Method::invocation_counter_offset() +
-                               InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
-  Address be_counter (Lmethod, Method::backedge_counter_offset() +
-                               InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
-#endif /* CC_INTERP */
   int delta = InvocationCounter::count_increment;
 
   // Load each counter in a register
@@ -2122,19 +2132,15 @@
   // Note that this macro must leave the backedge_count + invocation_count in Rtmp!
 }
 
-void InterpreterMacroAssembler::increment_backedge_counter( Register Rtmp, Register Rtmp2 ) {
+void InterpreterMacroAssembler::increment_backedge_counter( Register Rcounters, Register Rtmp, Register Rtmp2 ) {
   assert(UseCompiler, "incrementing must be useful");
-#ifdef CC_INTERP
-  Address be_counter (G5_method, Method::backedge_counter_offset() +
+  assert_different_registers(Rcounters, Rtmp, Rtmp2);
+
+  Address be_counter (Rcounters, MethodCounters::backedge_counter_offset() +
                                  InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
-  Address inv_counter(G5_method, Method::invocation_counter_offset() +
+  Address inv_counter(Rcounters, MethodCounters::invocation_counter_offset() +
                                  InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
-#else
-  Address be_counter (Lmethod, Method::backedge_counter_offset() +
-                               InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
-  Address inv_counter(Lmethod, Method::invocation_counter_offset() +
-                               InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
-#endif /* CC_INTERP */
+
   int delta = InvocationCounter::count_increment;
   // Load each counter in a register
   ld( be_counter, Rtmp );
--- a/src/cpu/sparc/vm/interp_masm_sparc.hpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/cpu/sparc/vm/interp_masm_sparc.hpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 1997, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 1997, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -263,8 +263,9 @@
   void compute_stack_base( Register Rdest );
 
 #endif /* CC_INTERP */
-  void increment_invocation_counter( Register Rtmp, Register Rtmp2 );
-  void increment_backedge_counter( Register Rtmp, Register Rtmp2 );
+  void get_method_counters(Register method, Register Rcounters, Label& skip);
+  void increment_invocation_counter( Register Rcounters, Register Rtmp, Register Rtmp2 );
+  void increment_backedge_counter( Register Rcounters, Register Rtmp, Register Rtmp2 );
 #ifndef CC_INTERP
   void test_backedge_count_for_osr( Register backedge_count, Register branch_bcp, Register Rtmp );
 
--- a/src/cpu/sparc/vm/templateInterpreter_sparc.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/cpu/sparc/vm/templateInterpreter_sparc.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 1997, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 1997, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -292,11 +292,15 @@
 // ??: invocation counter
 //
 void InterpreterGenerator::generate_counter_incr(Label* overflow, Label* profile_method, Label* profile_method_continue) {
-  // Note: In tiered we increment either counters in Method* or in MDO depending if we're profiling or not.
+  // Note: In tiered we increment either counters in MethodCounters* or in
+  // MDO depending if we're profiling or not.
+  const Register Rcounters = G3_scratch;
+  Label done;
+
   if (TieredCompilation) {
     const int increment = InvocationCounter::count_increment;
     const int mask = ((1 << Tier0InvokeNotifyFreqLog) - 1) << InvocationCounter::count_shift;
-    Label no_mdo, done;
+    Label no_mdo;
     if (ProfileInterpreter) {
       // If no method data exists, go to profile_continue.
       __ ld_ptr(Lmethod, Method::method_data_offset(), G4_scratch);
@@ -311,23 +315,26 @@
       __ ba_short(done);
     }
 
-    // Increment counter in Method*
+    // Increment counter in MethodCounters*
     __ bind(no_mdo);
-    Address invocation_counter(Lmethod,
-                               in_bytes(Method::invocation_counter_offset()) +
-                               in_bytes(InvocationCounter::counter_offset()));
+    Address invocation_counter(Rcounters,
+            in_bytes(MethodCounters::invocation_counter_offset()) +
+            in_bytes(InvocationCounter::counter_offset()));
+    __ get_method_counters(Lmethod, Rcounters, done);
     __ increment_mask_and_jump(invocation_counter, increment, mask,
-                               G3_scratch, Lscratch,
+                               G4_scratch, Lscratch,
                                Assembler::zero, overflow);
     __ bind(done);
   } else {
     // Update standard invocation counters
-    __ increment_invocation_counter(O0, G3_scratch);
-    if (ProfileInterpreter) {  // %%% Merge this into MethodData*
-      Address interpreter_invocation_counter(Lmethod,in_bytes(Method::interpreter_invocation_counter_offset()));
-      __ ld(interpreter_invocation_counter, G3_scratch);
-      __ inc(G3_scratch);
-      __ st(G3_scratch, interpreter_invocation_counter);
+    __ get_method_counters(Lmethod, Rcounters, done);
+    __ increment_invocation_counter(Rcounters, O0, G4_scratch);
+    if (ProfileInterpreter) {
+      Address interpreter_invocation_counter(Rcounters,
+            in_bytes(MethodCounters::interpreter_invocation_counter_offset()));
+      __ ld(interpreter_invocation_counter, G4_scratch);
+      __ inc(G4_scratch);
+      __ st(G4_scratch, interpreter_invocation_counter);
     }
 
     if (ProfileInterpreter && profile_method != NULL) {
@@ -345,6 +352,7 @@
     __ cmp(O0, G3_scratch);
     __ br(Assembler::greaterEqualUnsigned, false, Assembler::pn, *overflow); // Far distance
     __ delayed()->nop();
+    __ bind(done);
   }
 
 }
--- a/src/cpu/sparc/vm/templateTable_sparc.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/cpu/sparc/vm/templateTable_sparc.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1604,9 +1604,8 @@
   // Normal (non-jsr) branch handling
 
   // Save the current Lbcp
-  const Register O0_cur_bcp = O0;
-  __ mov( Lbcp, O0_cur_bcp );
-
+  const Register l_cur_bcp = Lscratch;
+  __ mov( Lbcp, l_cur_bcp );
 
   bool increment_invocation_counter_for_backward_branches = UseCompiler && UseLoopCounter;
   if ( increment_invocation_counter_for_backward_branches ) {
@@ -1616,6 +1615,9 @@
     // Bump bytecode pointer by displacement (take the branch)
     __ delayed()->add( O1_disp, Lbcp, Lbcp );     // add to bc addr
 
+    const Register Rcounters = G3_scratch;
+    __ get_method_counters(Lmethod, Rcounters, Lforward);
+
     if (TieredCompilation) {
       Label Lno_mdo, Loverflow;
       int increment = InvocationCounter::count_increment;
@@ -1628,21 +1630,22 @@
         // Increment backedge counter in the MDO
         Address mdo_backedge_counter(G4_scratch, in_bytes(MethodData::backedge_counter_offset()) +
                                                  in_bytes(InvocationCounter::counter_offset()));
-        __ increment_mask_and_jump(mdo_backedge_counter, increment, mask, G3_scratch, Lscratch,
+        __ increment_mask_and_jump(mdo_backedge_counter, increment, mask, G3_scratch, O0,
                                    Assembler::notZero, &Lforward);
         __ ba_short(Loverflow);
       }
 
-      // If there's no MDO, increment counter in Method*
+      // If there's no MDO, increment counter in MethodCounters*
       __ bind(Lno_mdo);
-      Address backedge_counter(Lmethod, in_bytes(Method::backedge_counter_offset()) +
-                                        in_bytes(InvocationCounter::counter_offset()));
-      __ increment_mask_and_jump(backedge_counter, increment, mask, G3_scratch, Lscratch,
+      Address backedge_counter(Rcounters,
+              in_bytes(MethodCounters::backedge_counter_offset()) +
+              in_bytes(InvocationCounter::counter_offset()));
+      __ increment_mask_and_jump(backedge_counter, increment, mask, G4_scratch, O0,
                                  Assembler::notZero, &Lforward);
       __ bind(Loverflow);
 
       // notify point for loop, pass branch bytecode
-      __ call_VM(noreg, CAST_FROM_FN_PTR(address, InterpreterRuntime::frequency_counter_overflow), O0_cur_bcp);
+      __ call_VM(noreg, CAST_FROM_FN_PTR(address, InterpreterRuntime::frequency_counter_overflow), l_cur_bcp);
 
       // Was an OSR adapter generated?
       // O0 = osr nmethod
@@ -1679,15 +1682,15 @@
     } else {
       // Update Backedge branch separately from invocations
       const Register G4_invoke_ctr = G4;
-      __ increment_backedge_counter(G4_invoke_ctr, G1_scratch);
+      __ increment_backedge_counter(Rcounters, G4_invoke_ctr, G1_scratch);
       if (ProfileInterpreter) {
         __ test_invocation_counter_for_mdp(G4_invoke_ctr, G3_scratch, Lforward);
         if (UseOnStackReplacement) {
-          __ test_backedge_count_for_osr(O2_bumped_count, O0_cur_bcp, G3_scratch);
+          __ test_backedge_count_for_osr(O2_bumped_count, l_cur_bcp, G3_scratch);
         }
       } else {
         if (UseOnStackReplacement) {
-          __ test_backedge_count_for_osr(G4_invoke_ctr, O0_cur_bcp, G3_scratch);
+          __ test_backedge_count_for_osr(G4_invoke_ctr, l_cur_bcp, G3_scratch);
         }
       }
     }
--- a/src/cpu/x86/vm/cppInterpreter_x86.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/cpu/x86/vm/cppInterpreter_x86.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 2007, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 2007, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -570,20 +570,28 @@
 // rcx: invocation counter
 //
 void InterpreterGenerator::generate_counter_incr(Label* overflow, Label* profile_method, Label* profile_method_continue) {
-
-  const Address invocation_counter(rbx, Method::invocation_counter_offset() + InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
-  const Address backedge_counter  (rbx, Method::backedge_counter_offset() + InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
-
-  if (ProfileInterpreter) { // %%% Merge this into MethodData*
-    __ incrementl(Address(rbx,Method::interpreter_invocation_counter_offset()));
+  Label done;
+  const Address invocation_counter(rax,
+                MethodCounters::invocation_counter_offset() +
+                InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
+  const Address backedge_counter  (rax,
+                MethodCounter::backedge_counter_offset() +
+                InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
+
+  __ get_method_counters(rbx, rax, done);
+
+  if (ProfileInterpreter) {
+    __ incrementl(Address(rax,
+            MethodCounters::interpreter_invocation_counter_offset()));
   }
   // Update standard invocation counters
+  __ movl(rcx, invocation_counter);
+  __ increment(rcx, InvocationCounter::count_increment);
+  __ movl(invocation_counter, rcx);             // save invocation count
+
   __ movl(rax, backedge_counter);               // load backedge counter
-
-  __ increment(rcx, InvocationCounter::count_increment);
   __ andl(rax, InvocationCounter::count_mask_value);  // mask out the status bits
 
-  __ movl(invocation_counter, rcx);             // save invocation count
   __ addl(rcx, rax);                            // add both counters
 
   // profile_method is non-null only for interpreted method so
@@ -593,7 +601,7 @@
   __ cmp32(rcx,
            ExternalAddress((address)&InvocationCounter::InterpreterInvocationLimit));
   __ jcc(Assembler::aboveEqual, *overflow);
-
+  __ bind(done);
 }
 
 void InterpreterGenerator::generate_counter_overflow(Label* do_continue) {
@@ -977,7 +985,6 @@
   address entry_point = __ pc();
 
   const Address constMethod       (rbx, Method::const_offset());
-  const Address invocation_counter(rbx, Method::invocation_counter_offset() + InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
   const Address access_flags      (rbx, Method::access_flags_offset());
   const Address size_of_parameters(rcx, ConstMethod::size_of_parameters_offset());
 
@@ -1029,8 +1036,6 @@
   }
 #endif
 
-  if (inc_counter) __ movl(rcx, invocation_counter);  // (pre-)fetch invocation count
-
   const Register unlock_thread = LP64_ONLY(r15_thread) NOT_LP64(rax);
   NOT_LP64(__ movptr(unlock_thread, STATE(_thread));) // get thread
   // Since at this point in the method invocation the exception handler
--- a/src/cpu/x86/vm/interp_masm_x86_32.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/cpu/x86/vm/interp_masm_x86_32.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 1997, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 1997, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -266,6 +266,20 @@
   addptr(cache, tmp);            // construct pointer to cache entry
 }
 
+void InterpreterMacroAssembler::get_method_counters(Register method,
+                                                    Register mcs, Label& skip) {
+  Label has_counters;
+  movptr(mcs, Address(method, Method::method_counters_offset()));
+  testptr(mcs, mcs);
+  jcc(Assembler::notZero, has_counters);
+  call_VM(noreg, CAST_FROM_FN_PTR(address,
+          InterpreterRuntime::build_method_counters), method);
+  movptr(mcs, Address(method,Method::method_counters_offset()));
+  testptr(mcs, mcs);
+  jcc(Assembler::zero, skip); // No MethodCounters allocated, OutOfMemory
+  bind(has_counters);
+}
+
 // Load object from cpool->resolved_references(index)
 void InterpreterMacroAssembler::load_resolved_reference_at_index(
                                            Register result, Register index) {
--- a/src/cpu/x86/vm/interp_masm_x86_32.hpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/cpu/x86/vm/interp_masm_x86_32.hpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 1997, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 1997, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -89,6 +89,7 @@
   void get_cache_and_index_and_bytecode_at_bcp(Register cache, Register index, Register bytecode, int byte_no, int bcp_offset, size_t index_size = sizeof(u2));
   void get_cache_entry_pointer_at_bcp(Register cache, Register tmp, int bcp_offset, size_t index_size = sizeof(u2));
   void get_cache_index_at_bcp(Register index, int bcp_offset, size_t index_size = sizeof(u2));
+  void get_method_counters(Register method, Register mcs, Label& skip);
 
   // load cpool->resolved_references(index);
   void load_resolved_reference_at_index(Register result, Register index);
--- a/src/cpu/x86/vm/interp_masm_x86_64.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/cpu/x86/vm/interp_masm_x86_64.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 2003, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 2003, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -271,6 +271,20 @@
   addptr(cache, tmp);  // construct pointer to cache entry
 }
 
+void InterpreterMacroAssembler::get_method_counters(Register method,
+                                                    Register mcs, Label& skip) {
+  Label has_counters;
+  movptr(mcs, Address(method, Method::method_counters_offset()));
+  testptr(mcs, mcs);
+  jcc(Assembler::notZero, has_counters);
+  call_VM(noreg, CAST_FROM_FN_PTR(address,
+          InterpreterRuntime::build_method_counters), method);
+  movptr(mcs, Address(method,Method::method_counters_offset()));
+  testptr(mcs, mcs);
+  jcc(Assembler::zero, skip); // No MethodCounters allocated, OutOfMemory
+  bind(has_counters);
+}
+
 // Load object from cpool->resolved_references(index)
 void InterpreterMacroAssembler::load_resolved_reference_at_index(
                                            Register result, Register index) {
--- a/src/cpu/x86/vm/interp_masm_x86_64.hpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/cpu/x86/vm/interp_masm_x86_64.hpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 2003, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 2003, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -111,6 +111,7 @@
   void get_cache_and_index_and_bytecode_at_bcp(Register cache, Register index, Register bytecode, int byte_no, int bcp_offset, size_t index_size = sizeof(u2));
   void get_cache_entry_pointer_at_bcp(Register cache, Register tmp, int bcp_offset, size_t index_size = sizeof(u2));
   void get_cache_index_at_bcp(Register index, int bcp_offset, size_t index_size = sizeof(u2));
+  void get_method_counters(Register method, Register mcs, Label& skip);
 
   // load cpool->resolved_references(index);
   void load_resolved_reference_at_index(Register result, Register index);
--- a/src/cpu/x86/vm/templateInterpreter_x86_32.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/cpu/x86/vm/templateInterpreter_x86_32.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 1997, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 1997, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -344,13 +344,13 @@
 // rcx: invocation counter
 //
 void InterpreterGenerator::generate_counter_incr(Label* overflow, Label* profile_method, Label* profile_method_continue) {
-  const Address invocation_counter(rbx, in_bytes(Method::invocation_counter_offset()) +
-                                        in_bytes(InvocationCounter::counter_offset()));
-  // Note: In tiered we increment either counters in Method* or in MDO depending if we're profiling or not.
+  Label done;
+  // Note: In tiered we increment either counters in MethodCounters* or in MDO
+  // depending if we're profiling or not.
   if (TieredCompilation) {
     int increment = InvocationCounter::count_increment;
     int mask = ((1 << Tier0InvokeNotifyFreqLog)  - 1) << InvocationCounter::count_shift;
-    Label no_mdo, done;
+    Label no_mdo;
     if (ProfileInterpreter) {
       // Are we profiling?
       __ movptr(rax, Address(rbx, Method::method_data_offset()));
@@ -363,23 +363,38 @@
       __ jmpb(done);
     }
     __ bind(no_mdo);
-    // Increment counter in Method* (we don't need to load it, it's in rcx).
-    __ increment_mask_and_jump(invocation_counter, increment, mask, rcx, true, Assembler::zero, overflow);
+    // Increment counter in MethodCounters
+    const Address invocation_counter(rax,
+                  MethodCounters::invocation_counter_offset() +
+                  InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
+
+    __ get_method_counters(rbx, rax, done);
+    __ increment_mask_and_jump(invocation_counter, increment, mask,
+                               rcx, false, Assembler::zero, overflow);
     __ bind(done);
   } else {
-    const Address backedge_counter  (rbx, Method::backedge_counter_offset() +
-                                          InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
+    const Address backedge_counter  (rax,
+                  MethodCounters::backedge_counter_offset() +
+                  InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
+    const Address invocation_counter(rax,
+                  MethodCounters::invocation_counter_offset() +
+                  InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
 
-    if (ProfileInterpreter) { // %%% Merge this into MethodData*
-      __ incrementl(Address(rbx,Method::interpreter_invocation_counter_offset()));
+    __ get_method_counters(rbx, rax, done);
+
+    if (ProfileInterpreter) {
+      __ incrementl(Address(rax,
+              MethodCounters::interpreter_invocation_counter_offset()));
     }
+
     // Update standard invocation counters
+    __ movl(rcx, invocation_counter);
+    __ incrementl(rcx, InvocationCounter::count_increment);
+    __ movl(invocation_counter, rcx);             // save invocation count
+
     __ movl(rax, backedge_counter);               // load backedge counter
-
-    __ incrementl(rcx, InvocationCounter::count_increment);
     __ andl(rax, InvocationCounter::count_mask_value);  // mask out the status bits
 
-    __ movl(invocation_counter, rcx);             // save invocation count
     __ addl(rcx, rax);                            // add both counters
 
     // profile_method is non-null only for interpreted method so
@@ -399,6 +414,7 @@
     __ cmp32(rcx,
              ExternalAddress((address)&InvocationCounter::InterpreterInvocationLimit));
     __ jcc(Assembler::aboveEqual, *overflow);
+    __ bind(done);
   }
 }
 
@@ -868,7 +884,6 @@
   address entry_point = __ pc();
 
   const Address constMethod       (rbx, Method::const_offset());
-  const Address invocation_counter(rbx, Method::invocation_counter_offset() + InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
   const Address access_flags      (rbx, Method::access_flags_offset());
   const Address size_of_parameters(rcx, ConstMethod::size_of_parameters_offset());
 
@@ -897,9 +912,7 @@
   // NULL oop temp (mirror or jni oop result)
   __ push((int32_t)NULL_WORD);
 
-  if (inc_counter) __ movl(rcx, invocation_counter);  // (pre-)fetch invocation count
   // initialize fixed part of activation frame
-
   generate_fixed_frame(true);
 
   // make sure method is native & not abstract
@@ -1286,7 +1299,6 @@
   address entry_point = __ pc();
 
   const Address constMethod       (rbx, Method::const_offset());
-  const Address invocation_counter(rbx, Method::invocation_counter_offset() + InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
   const Address access_flags      (rbx, Method::access_flags_offset());
   const Address size_of_parameters(rdx, ConstMethod::size_of_parameters_offset());
   const Address size_of_locals    (rdx, ConstMethod::size_of_locals_offset());
@@ -1326,7 +1338,6 @@
     __ bind(exit);
   }
 
-  if (inc_counter) __ movl(rcx, invocation_counter);  // (pre-)fetch invocation count
   // initialize fixed part of activation frame
   generate_fixed_frame(false);
 
--- a/src/cpu/x86/vm/templateInterpreter_x86_64.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/cpu/x86/vm/templateInterpreter_x86_64.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 2003, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 2003, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -300,13 +300,12 @@
         Label* overflow,
         Label* profile_method,
         Label* profile_method_continue) {
-  const Address invocation_counter(rbx, in_bytes(Method::invocation_counter_offset()) +
-                                        in_bytes(InvocationCounter::counter_offset()));
+  Label done;
   // Note: In tiered we increment either counters in Method* or in MDO depending if we're profiling or not.
   if (TieredCompilation) {
     int increment = InvocationCounter::count_increment;
     int mask = ((1 << Tier0InvokeNotifyFreqLog)  - 1) << InvocationCounter::count_shift;
-    Label no_mdo, done;
+    Label no_mdo;
     if (ProfileInterpreter) {
       // Are we profiling?
       __ movptr(rax, Address(rbx, Method::method_data_offset()));
@@ -319,25 +318,36 @@
       __ jmpb(done);
     }
     __ bind(no_mdo);
-    // Increment counter in Method* (we don't need to load it, it's in ecx).
-    __ increment_mask_and_jump(invocation_counter, increment, mask, rcx, true, Assembler::zero, overflow);
+    // Increment counter in MethodCounters
+    const Address invocation_counter(rax,
+                  MethodCounters::invocation_counter_offset() +
+                  InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
+    __ get_method_counters(rbx, rax, done);
+    __ increment_mask_and_jump(invocation_counter, increment, mask, rcx,
+                               false, Assembler::zero, overflow);
     __ bind(done);
   } else {
-    const Address backedge_counter(rbx,
-                                   Method::backedge_counter_offset() +
-                                   InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
+    const Address backedge_counter(rax,
+                  MethodCounters::backedge_counter_offset() +
+                  InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
+    const Address invocation_counter(rax,
+                  MethodCounters::invocation_counter_offset() +
+                  InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
 
-    if (ProfileInterpreter) { // %%% Merge this into MethodData*
-      __ incrementl(Address(rbx,
-                            Method::interpreter_invocation_counter_offset()));
+    __ get_method_counters(rbx, rax, done);
+
+    if (ProfileInterpreter) {
+      __ incrementl(Address(rax,
+              MethodCounters::interpreter_invocation_counter_offset()));
     }
     // Update standard invocation counters
+    __ movl(rcx, invocation_counter);
+    __ incrementl(rcx, InvocationCounter::count_increment);
+    __ movl(invocation_counter, rcx); // save invocation count
+
     __ movl(rax, backedge_counter);   // load backedge counter
-
-    __ incrementl(rcx, InvocationCounter::count_increment);
     __ andl(rax, InvocationCounter::count_mask_value); // mask out the status bits
 
-    __ movl(invocation_counter, rcx); // save invocation count
     __ addl(rcx, rax);                // add both counters
 
     // profile_method is non-null only for interpreted method so
@@ -354,6 +364,7 @@
 
     __ cmp32(rcx, ExternalAddress((address)&InvocationCounter::InterpreterInvocationLimit));
     __ jcc(Assembler::aboveEqual, *overflow);
+    __ bind(done);
   }
 }
 
@@ -843,9 +854,6 @@
   address entry_point = __ pc();
 
   const Address constMethod       (rbx, Method::const_offset());
-  const Address invocation_counter(rbx, Method::
-                                        invocation_counter_offset() +
-                                        InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
   const Address access_flags      (rbx, Method::access_flags_offset());
   const Address size_of_parameters(rcx, ConstMethod::
                                         size_of_parameters_offset());
@@ -876,10 +884,6 @@
   // (static native method holder mirror/jni oop result)
   __ push((int) NULL_WORD);
 
-  if (inc_counter) {
-    __ movl(rcx, invocation_counter);  // (pre-)fetch invocation count
-  }
-
   // initialize fixed part of activation frame
   generate_fixed_frame(true);
 
@@ -1296,9 +1300,6 @@
   address entry_point = __ pc();
 
   const Address constMethod(rbx, Method::const_offset());
-  const Address invocation_counter(rbx,
-                                   Method::invocation_counter_offset() +
-                                   InvocationCounter::counter_offset());
   const Address access_flags(rbx, Method::access_flags_offset());
   const Address size_of_parameters(rdx,
                                    ConstMethod::size_of_parameters_offset());
@@ -1343,10 +1344,6 @@
     __ bind(exit);
   }
 
-  // (pre-)fetch invocation count
-  if (inc_counter) {
-    __ movl(rcx, invocation_counter);
-  }
   // initialize fixed part of activation frame
   generate_fixed_frame(false);
 
--- a/src/cpu/x86/vm/templateTable_x86_32.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/cpu/x86/vm/templateTable_x86_32.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 1997, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 1997, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -1546,9 +1546,10 @@
   __ get_method(rcx);           // ECX holds method
   __ profile_taken_branch(rax,rbx); // EAX holds updated MDP, EBX holds bumped taken count
 
-  const ByteSize be_offset = Method::backedge_counter_offset() + InvocationCounter::counter_offset();
-  const ByteSize inv_offset = Method::invocation_counter_offset() + InvocationCounter::counter_offset();
-  const int method_offset = frame::interpreter_frame_method_offset * wordSize;
+  const ByteSize be_offset = MethodCounters::backedge_counter_offset() +
+                             InvocationCounter::counter_offset();
+  const ByteSize inv_offset = MethodCounters::invocation_counter_offset() +
+                              InvocationCounter::counter_offset();
 
   // Load up EDX with the branch displacement
   __ movl(rdx, at_bcp(1));
@@ -1596,6 +1597,22 @@
     __ testl(rdx, rdx);             // check if forward or backward branch
     __ jcc(Assembler::positive, dispatch); // count only if backward branch
 
+    // check if MethodCounters exists
+    Label has_counters;
+    __ movptr(rax, Address(rcx, Method::method_counters_offset()));
+    __ testptr(rax, rax);
+    __ jcc(Assembler::notZero, has_counters);
+    __ push(rdx);
+    __ push(rcx);
+    __ call_VM(noreg, CAST_FROM_FN_PTR(address, InterpreterRuntime::build_method_counters),
+               rcx);
+    __ pop(rcx);
+    __ pop(rdx);
+    __ movptr(rax, Address(rcx, Method::method_counters_offset()));
+    __ testptr(rax, rax);
+    __ jcc(Assembler::zero, dispatch);
+    __ bind(has_counters);
+
     if (TieredCompilation) {
       Label no_mdo;
       int increment = InvocationCounter::count_increment;
@@ -1613,16 +1630,19 @@
         __ jmp(dispatch);
       }
       __ bind(no_mdo);
-      // Increment backedge counter in Method*
+      // Increment backedge counter in MethodCounters*
+      __ movptr(rcx, Address(rcx, Method::method_counters_offset()));
       __ increment_mask_and_jump(Address(rcx, be_offset), increment, mask,
                                  rax, false, Assembler::zero, &backedge_counter_overflow);
     } else {
       // increment counter
+      __ movptr(rcx, Address(rcx, Method::method_counters_offset()));
       __ movl(rax, Address(rcx, be_offset));        // load backedge counter
       __ incrementl(rax, InvocationCounter::count_increment); // increment counter
       __ movl(Address(rcx, be_offset), rax);        // store counter
 
       __ movl(rax, Address(rcx, inv_offset));    // load invocation counter
+
       __ andl(rax, InvocationCounter::count_mask_value);     // and the status bits
       __ addl(rax, Address(rcx, be_offset));        // add both counters
 
--- a/src/cpu/x86/vm/templateTable_x86_64.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/cpu/x86/vm/templateTable_x86_64.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 2003, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 2003, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -1564,11 +1564,10 @@
   __ profile_taken_branch(rax, rbx); // rax holds updated MDP, rbx
                                      // holds bumped taken count
 
-  const ByteSize be_offset = Method::backedge_counter_offset() +
+  const ByteSize be_offset = MethodCounters::backedge_counter_offset() +
                              InvocationCounter::counter_offset();
-  const ByteSize inv_offset = Method::invocation_counter_offset() +
+  const ByteSize inv_offset = MethodCounters::invocation_counter_offset() +
                               InvocationCounter::counter_offset();
-  const int method_offset = frame::interpreter_frame_method_offset * wordSize;
 
   // Load up edx with the branch displacement
   __ movl(rdx, at_bcp(1));
@@ -1618,6 +1617,22 @@
     // r14: locals pointer
     __ testl(rdx, rdx);             // check if forward or backward branch
     __ jcc(Assembler::positive, dispatch); // count only if backward branch
+
+    // check if MethodCounters exists
+    Label has_counters;
+    __ movptr(rax, Address(rcx, Method::method_counters_offset()));
+    __ testptr(rax, rax);
+    __ jcc(Assembler::notZero, has_counters);
+    __ push(rdx);
+    __ push(rcx);
+    __ call_VM(noreg, CAST_FROM_FN_PTR(address, InterpreterRuntime::build_method_counters),
+               rcx);
+    __ pop(rcx);
+    __ pop(rdx);
+    __ movptr(rax, Address(rcx, Method::method_counters_offset()));
+    __ jcc(Assembler::zero, dispatch);
+    __ bind(has_counters);
+
     if (TieredCompilation) {
       Label no_mdo;
       int increment = InvocationCounter::count_increment;
@@ -1635,16 +1650,19 @@
         __ jmp(dispatch);
       }
       __ bind(no_mdo);
-      // Increment backedge counter in Method*
+      // Increment backedge counter in MethodCounters*
+      __ movptr(rcx, Address(rcx, Method::method_counters_offset()));
       __ increment_mask_and_jump(Address(rcx, be_offset), increment, mask,
                                  rax, false, Assembler::zero, &backedge_counter_overflow);
     } else {
       // increment counter
+      __ movptr(rcx, Address(rcx, Method::method_counters_offset()));
       __ movl(rax, Address(rcx, be_offset));        // load backedge counter
       __ incrementl(rax, InvocationCounter::count_increment); // increment counter
       __ movl(Address(rcx, be_offset), rax);        // store counter
 
       __ movl(rax, Address(rcx, inv_offset));    // load invocation counter
+
       __ andl(rax, InvocationCounter::count_mask_value); // and the status bits
       __ addl(rax, Address(rcx, be_offset));        // add both counters
 
--- a/src/share/vm/c1/c1_LIRGenerator.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/c1/c1_LIRGenerator.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 2005, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 2005, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -3044,21 +3044,20 @@
   assert(level > CompLevel_simple, "Shouldn't be here");
 
   int offset = -1;
-  LIR_Opr counter_holder = new_register(T_METADATA);
-  LIR_Opr meth;
+  LIR_Opr counter_holder;
   if (level == CompLevel_limited_profile) {
-    offset = in_bytes(backedge ? Method::backedge_counter_offset() :
-                                 Method::invocation_counter_offset());
-    __ metadata2reg(method->constant_encoding(), counter_holder);
-    meth = counter_holder;
+    address counters_adr = method->ensure_method_counters();
+    counter_holder = new_pointer_register();
+    __ move(LIR_OprFact::intptrConst(counters_adr), counter_holder);
+    offset = in_bytes(backedge ? MethodCounters::backedge_counter_offset() :
+                                 MethodCounters::invocation_counter_offset());
   } else if (level == CompLevel_full_profile) {
+    counter_holder = new_register(T_METADATA);
     offset = in_bytes(backedge ? MethodData::backedge_counter_offset() :
                                  MethodData::invocation_counter_offset());
     ciMethodData* md = method->method_data_or_null();
     assert(md != NULL, "Sanity");
     __ metadata2reg(md->constant_encoding(), counter_holder);
-    meth = new_register(T_METADATA);
-    __ metadata2reg(method->constant_encoding(), meth);
   } else {
     ShouldNotReachHere();
   }
@@ -3069,6 +3068,8 @@
   __ store(result, counter);
   if (notify) {
     LIR_Opr mask = load_immediate(frequency << InvocationCounter::count_shift, T_INT);
+    LIR_Opr meth = new_register(T_METADATA);
+    __ metadata2reg(method->constant_encoding(), meth);
     __ logical_and(result, mask, result);
     __ cmp(lir_cond_equal, result, LIR_OprFact::intConst(0));
     // The bci for info can point to cmp for if's we want the if bci
--- a/src/share/vm/ci/ciMethod.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/ci/ciMethod.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 1999, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 1999, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -905,6 +905,20 @@
 }
 
 // ------------------------------------------------------------------
+// ciMethod::ensure_method_counters
+//
+address ciMethod::ensure_method_counters() {
+  check_is_loaded();
+  VM_ENTRY_MARK;
+  methodHandle mh(THREAD, get_Method());
+  MethodCounters *counter = mh->method_counters();
+  if (counter == NULL) {
+    counter = Method::build_method_counters(mh(), CHECK_AND_CLEAR_NULL);
+  }
+  return (address)counter;
+}
+
+// ------------------------------------------------------------------
 // ciMethod::should_exclude
 //
 // Should this method be excluded from compilation?
@@ -1191,13 +1205,14 @@
   ASSERT_IN_VM;
   ResourceMark rm;
   Method* method = get_Method();
+  MethodCounters* mcs = method->method_counters();
   Klass*  holder = method->method_holder();
   st->print_cr("ciMethod %s %s %s %d %d %d %d %d",
                holder->name()->as_quoted_ascii(),
                method->name()->as_quoted_ascii(),
                method->signature()->as_quoted_ascii(),
-               method->invocation_counter()->raw_counter(),
-               method->backedge_counter()->raw_counter(),
+               mcs == NULL ? 0 : mcs->invocation_counter()->raw_counter(),
+               mcs == NULL ? 0 : mcs->backedge_counter()->raw_counter(),
                interpreter_invocation_count(),
                interpreter_throwout_count(),
                _instructions_size);
--- a/src/share/vm/ci/ciMethod.hpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/ci/ciMethod.hpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 1999, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 1999, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -262,6 +262,7 @@
   bool is_klass_loaded(int refinfo_index, bool must_be_resolved) const;
   bool check_call(int refinfo_index, bool is_static) const;
   bool ensure_method_data();  // make sure it exists in the VM also
+  address ensure_method_counters();
   int instructions_size();
   int scale_count(int count, float prof_factor = 1.);  // make MDO count commensurate with IIC
 
--- a/src/share/vm/ci/ciReplay.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/ci/ciReplay.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -920,12 +920,17 @@
     method->print_name(tty);
     tty->cr();
   } else {
+    EXCEPTION_CONTEXT;
+    MethodCounters* mcs = method->method_counters();
     // m->_instructions_size = rec->instructions_size;
     m->_instructions_size = -1;
     m->_interpreter_invocation_count = rec->interpreter_invocation_count;
     m->_interpreter_throwout_count = rec->interpreter_throwout_count;
-    method->invocation_counter()->_counter = rec->invocation_counter;
-    method->backedge_counter()->_counter = rec->backedge_counter;
+    if (mcs == NULL) {
+      mcs = Method::build_method_counters(method, CHECK_AND_CLEAR);
+    }
+    mcs->invocation_counter()->_counter = rec->invocation_counter;
+    mcs->backedge_counter()->_counter = rec->backedge_counter;
   }
 }
 
--- a/src/share/vm/interpreter/interpreterRuntime.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/interpreter/interpreterRuntime.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 1997, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 1997, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -454,7 +454,7 @@
     continuation = Interpreter::remove_activation_entry();
 #endif
     // Count this for compilation purposes
-    h_method->interpreter_throwout_increment();
+    h_method->interpreter_throwout_increment(THREAD);
   } else {
     // handler in this method => change bci/bcp to handler bci/bcp and continue there
     handler_pc = h_method->code_base() + handler_bci;
@@ -903,6 +903,15 @@
   fr.interpreter_frame_set_mdp(new_mdp);
 IRT_END
 
+IRT_ENTRY(MethodCounters*, InterpreterRuntime::build_method_counters(JavaThread* thread, Method* m))
+  MethodCounters* mcs = Method::build_method_counters(m, thread);
+  if (HAS_PENDING_EXCEPTION) {
+    assert((PENDING_EXCEPTION->is_a(SystemDictionary::OutOfMemoryError_klass())), "we expect only an OOM error here");
+    CLEAR_PENDING_EXCEPTION;
+  }
+  return mcs;
+IRT_END
+
 
 IRT_ENTRY(void, InterpreterRuntime::at_safepoint(JavaThread* thread))
   // We used to need an explict preserve_arguments here for invoke bytecodes. However,
--- a/src/share/vm/interpreter/interpreterRuntime.hpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/interpreter/interpreterRuntime.hpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 1997, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 1997, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -169,6 +169,7 @@
 #ifdef ASSERT
   static void    verify_mdp(Method* method, address bcp, address mdp);
 #endif // ASSERT
+  static MethodCounters* build_method_counters(JavaThread* thread, Method* m);
 };
 
 
--- a/src/share/vm/interpreter/invocationCounter.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/interpreter/invocationCounter.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 1997, 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 1997, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -104,15 +104,19 @@
 
 static address do_nothing(methodHandle method, TRAPS) {
   // dummy action for inactive invocation counters
-  method->invocation_counter()->set_carry();
-  method->invocation_counter()->set_state(InvocationCounter::wait_for_nothing);
+  MethodCounters* mcs = method->method_counters();
+  assert(mcs != NULL, "");
+  mcs->invocation_counter()->set_carry();
+  mcs->invocation_counter()->set_state(InvocationCounter::wait_for_nothing);
   return NULL;
 }
 
 
 static address do_decay(methodHandle method, TRAPS) {
   // decay invocation counters so compilation gets delayed
-  method->invocation_counter()->decay();
+  MethodCounters* mcs = method->method_counters();
+  assert(mcs != NULL, "");
+  mcs->invocation_counter()->decay();
   return NULL;
 }
 
--- a/src/share/vm/oops/method.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/oops/method.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -91,7 +91,7 @@
   set_hidden(false);
   set_dont_inline(false);
   set_method_data(NULL);
-  set_interpreter_throwout_count(0);
+  set_method_counters(NULL);
   set_vtable_index(Method::garbage_vtable_index);
 
   // Fix and bury in Method*
@@ -105,16 +105,6 @@
   }
 
   NOT_PRODUCT(set_compiled_invocation_count(0);)
-  set_interpreter_invocation_count(0);
-  invocation_counter()->init();
-  backedge_counter()->init();
-  clear_number_of_breakpoints();
-
-#ifdef TIERED
-  set_rate(0);
-  set_prev_event_count(0);
-  set_prev_time(0);
-#endif
 }
 
 // Release Method*.  The nmethod will be gone when we get here because
@@ -124,6 +114,8 @@
   set_constMethod(NULL);
   MetadataFactory::free_metadata(loader_data, method_data());
   set_method_data(NULL);
+  MetadataFactory::free_metadata(loader_data, method_counters());
+  set_method_counters(NULL);
   // The nmethod will be gone when we get here.
   if (code() != NULL) _code = NULL;
 }
@@ -323,7 +315,10 @@
     // compiler does not bump invocation counter of compiled methods
     return true;
   }
-  else if (_invocation_counter.carry() || (method_data() != NULL && method_data()->invocation_counter()->carry())) {
+  else if ((method_counters() != NULL &&
+            method_counters()->invocation_counter()->carry()) ||
+           (method_data() != NULL &&
+            method_data()->invocation_counter()->carry())) {
     // The carry bit is set when the counter overflows and causes
     // a compilation to occur.  We don't know how many times
     // the counter has been reset, so we simply assume it has
@@ -387,6 +382,18 @@
   }
 }
 
+MethodCounters* Method::build_method_counters(Method* m, TRAPS) {
+  methodHandle mh(m);
+  ClassLoaderData* loader_data = mh->method_holder()->class_loader_data();
+  MethodCounters* counters = MethodCounters::allocate(loader_data, CHECK_NULL);
+  if (mh->method_counters() == NULL) {
+    mh->set_method_counters(counters);
+  } else {
+    MetadataFactory::free_metadata(loader_data, counters);
+  }
+  return mh->method_counters();
+}
+
 void Method::cleanup_inline_caches() {
   // The current system doesn't use inline caches in the interpreter
   // => nothing to do (keep this method around for future use)
@@ -794,8 +801,6 @@
     set_signature_handler(NULL);
   }
   NOT_PRODUCT(set_compiled_invocation_count(0);)
-  invocation_counter()->reset();
-  backedge_counter()->reset();
   _adapter = NULL;
   _from_compiled_entry = NULL;
 
@@ -808,8 +813,7 @@
   assert(!DumpSharedSpaces || _method_data == NULL, "unexpected method data?");
 
   set_method_data(NULL);
-  set_interpreter_throwout_count(0);
-  set_interpreter_invocation_count(0);
+  set_method_counters(NULL);
 }
 
 // Called when the method_holder is getting linked. Setup entrypoints so the method
@@ -1545,28 +1549,34 @@
 
 
 int Method::invocation_count() {
+  MethodCounters *mcs = method_counters();
   if (TieredCompilation) {
     MethodData* const mdo = method_data();
-    if (invocation_counter()->carry() || ((mdo != NULL) ? mdo->invocation_counter()->carry() : false)) {
+    if (((mcs != NULL) ? mcs->invocation_counter()->carry() : false) ||
+        ((mdo != NULL) ? mdo->invocation_counter()->carry() : false)) {
       return InvocationCounter::count_limit;
     } else {
-      return invocation_counter()->count() + ((mdo != NULL) ? mdo->invocation_counter()->count() : 0);
+      return ((mcs != NULL) ? mcs->invocation_counter()->count() : 0) +
+             ((mdo != NULL) ? mdo->invocation_counter()->count() : 0);
     }
   } else {
-    return invocation_counter()->count();
+    return (mcs == NULL) ? 0 : mcs->invocation_counter()->count();
   }
 }
 
 int Method::backedge_count() {
+  MethodCounters *mcs = method_counters();
   if (TieredCompilation) {
     MethodData* const mdo = method_data();
-    if (backedge_counter()->carry() || ((mdo != NULL) ? mdo->backedge_counter()->carry() : false)) {
+    if (((mcs != NULL) ? mcs->backedge_counter()->carry() : false) ||
+        ((mdo != NULL) ? mdo->backedge_counter()->carry() : false)) {
       return InvocationCounter::count_limit;
     } else {
-      return backedge_counter()->count() + ((mdo != NULL) ? mdo->backedge_counter()->count() : 0);
+      return ((mcs != NULL) ? mcs->backedge_counter()->count() : 0) +
+             ((mdo != NULL) ? mdo->backedge_counter()->count() : 0);
     }
   } else {
-    return backedge_counter()->count();
+    return (mcs == NULL) ? 0 : mcs->backedge_counter()->count();
   }
 }
 
@@ -1621,12 +1631,12 @@
     assert(orig_bytecode() == code, "original bytecode must be the same");
   }
 #endif
+  Thread *thread = Thread::current();
   *method->bcp_from(_bci) = Bytecodes::_breakpoint;
-  method->incr_number_of_breakpoints();
+  method->incr_number_of_breakpoints(thread);
   SystemDictionary::notice_modification();
   {
     // Deoptimize all dependents on this method
-    Thread *thread = Thread::current();
     HandleMark hm(thread);
     methodHandle mh(thread, method);
     Universe::flush_dependents_on_method(mh);
@@ -1636,7 +1646,7 @@
 void BreakpointInfo::clear(Method* method) {
   *method->bcp_from(_bci) = orig_bytecode();
   assert(method->number_of_breakpoints() > 0, "must not go negative");
-  method->decr_number_of_breakpoints();
+  method->decr_number_of_breakpoints(Thread::current());
 }
 
 // jmethodID handling
--- a/src/share/vm/oops/method.hpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/oops/method.hpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -31,6 +31,7 @@
 #include "interpreter/invocationCounter.hpp"
 #include "oops/annotations.hpp"
 #include "oops/constantPool.hpp"
+#include "oops/methodCounters.hpp"
 #include "oops/instanceKlass.hpp"
 #include "oops/oop.hpp"
 #include "oops/typeArrayOop.hpp"
@@ -100,6 +101,7 @@
 class LocalVariableTableElement;
 class AdapterHandlerEntry;
 class MethodData;
+class MethodCounters;
 class ConstMethod;
 class InlineTableSizes;
 class KlassSizeStats;
@@ -109,7 +111,7 @@
  private:
   ConstMethod*      _constMethod;                // Method read-only data.
   MethodData*       _method_data;
-  int               _interpreter_invocation_count; // Count of times invoked (reused as prev_event_count in tiered)
+  MethodCounters*   _method_counters;
   AccessFlags       _access_flags;               // Access flags
   int               _vtable_index;               // vtable index of this method (see VtableIndexFlag)
                                                  // note: can have vtables with >2**16 elements (because of inheritance)
@@ -124,15 +126,6 @@
                     _hidden           : 1,
                     _dont_inline      : 1,
                                       : 3;
-  u2                _interpreter_throwout_count; // Count of times method was exited via exception while interpreting
-  u2                _number_of_breakpoints;      // fullspeed debugging support
-  InvocationCounter _invocation_counter;         // Incremented before each activation of the method - used to trigger frequency-based optimizations
-  InvocationCounter _backedge_counter;           // Incremented before each backedge taken - used to trigger frequencey-based optimizations
-
-#ifdef TIERED
-  float             _rate;                        // Events (invocation and backedge counter increments) per millisecond
-  jlong             _prev_time;                   // Previous time the rate was acquired
-#endif
 
 #ifndef PRODUCT
   int               _compiled_invocation_count;  // Number of nmethod invocations so far (for perf. debugging)
@@ -247,11 +240,31 @@
   void clear_all_breakpoints();
   // Tracking number of breakpoints, for fullspeed debugging.
   // Only mutated by VM thread.
-  u2   number_of_breakpoints() const             { return _number_of_breakpoints; }
-  void incr_number_of_breakpoints()              { ++_number_of_breakpoints; }
-  void decr_number_of_breakpoints()              { --_number_of_breakpoints; }
+  u2   number_of_breakpoints()             const {
+    if (method_counters() == NULL) {
+      return 0;
+    } else {
+      return method_counters()->number_of_breakpoints();
+    }
+  }
+  void incr_number_of_breakpoints(TRAPS)         {
+    MethodCounters* mcs = get_method_counters(CHECK);
+    if (mcs != NULL) {
+      mcs->incr_number_of_breakpoints();
+    }
+  }
+  void decr_number_of_breakpoints(TRAPS)         {
+    MethodCounters* mcs = get_method_counters(CHECK);
+    if (mcs != NULL) {
+      mcs->decr_number_of_breakpoints();
+    }
+  }
   // Initialization only
-  void clear_number_of_breakpoints()             { _number_of_breakpoints = 0; }
+  void clear_number_of_breakpoints()             {
+    if (method_counters() != NULL) {
+      method_counters()->clear_number_of_breakpoints();
+    }
+  }
 
   // index into InstanceKlass methods() array
   // note: also used by jfr
@@ -288,14 +301,20 @@
   void set_highest_osr_comp_level(int level);
 
   // Count of times method was exited via exception while interpreting
-  void interpreter_throwout_increment() {
-    if (_interpreter_throwout_count < 65534) {
-      _interpreter_throwout_count++;
+  void interpreter_throwout_increment(TRAPS) {
+    MethodCounters* mcs = get_method_counters(CHECK);
+    if (mcs != NULL) {
+      mcs->interpreter_throwout_increment();
     }
   }
 
-  int  interpreter_throwout_count() const        { return _interpreter_throwout_count; }
-  void set_interpreter_throwout_count(int count) { _interpreter_throwout_count = count; }
+  int  interpreter_throwout_count() const        {
+    if (method_counters() == NULL) {
+      return 0;
+    } else {
+      return method_counters()->interpreter_throwout_count();
+    }
+  }
 
   // size of parameters
   int  size_of_parameters() const                { return constMethod()->size_of_parameters(); }
@@ -339,23 +358,54 @@
   MethodData* method_data() const              {
     return _method_data;
   }
+
   void set_method_data(MethodData* data)       {
     _method_data = data;
   }
 
-  // invocation counter
-  InvocationCounter* invocation_counter() { return &_invocation_counter; }
-  InvocationCounter* backedge_counter()   { return &_backedge_counter; }
+  MethodCounters* method_counters() const {
+    return _method_counters;
+  }
+
+
+  void set_method_counters(MethodCounters* counters) {
+    _method_counters = counters;
+  }
 
 #ifdef TIERED
   // We are reusing interpreter_invocation_count as a holder for the previous event count!
   // We can do that since interpreter_invocation_count is not used in tiered.
-  int prev_event_count() const                   { return _interpreter_invocation_count;  }
-  void set_prev_event_count(int count)           { _interpreter_invocation_count = count; }
-  jlong prev_time() const                        { return _prev_time; }
-  void set_prev_time(jlong time)                 { _prev_time = time; }
-  float rate() const                             { return _rate; }
-  void set_rate(float rate)                      { _rate = rate; }
+  int prev_event_count() const                   {
+    if (method_counters() == NULL) {
+      return 0;
+    } else {
+      return method_counters()->interpreter_invocation_count();
+    }
+  }
+  void set_prev_event_count(int count, TRAPS)    {
+    MethodCounters* mcs = get_method_counters(CHECK);
+    if (mcs != NULL) {
+      mcs->set_interpreter_invocation_count(count);
+    }
+  }
+  jlong prev_time() const                        {
+    return method_counters() == NULL ? 0 : method_counters()->prev_time();
+  }
+  void set_prev_time(jlong time, TRAPS)          {
+    MethodCounters* mcs = get_method_counters(CHECK);
+    if (mcs != NULL) {
+      mcs->set_prev_time(time);
+    }
+  }
+  float rate() const                             {
+    return method_counters() == NULL ? 0 : method_counters()->rate();
+  }
+  void set_rate(float rate, TRAPS) {
+    MethodCounters* mcs = get_method_counters(CHECK);
+    if (mcs != NULL) {
+      mcs->set_rate(rate);
+    }
+  }
 #endif
 
   int invocation_count();
@@ -366,14 +416,17 @@
 
   static void build_interpreter_method_data(methodHandle method, TRAPS);
 
+  static MethodCounters* build_method_counters(Method* m, TRAPS);
+
   int interpreter_invocation_count() {
     if (TieredCompilation) return invocation_count();
-    else return _interpreter_invocation_count;
+    else return (method_counters() == NULL) ? 0 :
+                 method_counters()->interpreter_invocation_count();
   }
-  void set_interpreter_invocation_count(int count) { _interpreter_invocation_count = count; }
-  int increment_interpreter_invocation_count() {
+  int increment_interpreter_invocation_count(TRAPS) {
     if (TieredCompilation) ShouldNotReachHere();
-    return ++_interpreter_invocation_count;
+    MethodCounters* mcs = get_method_counters(CHECK_0);
+    return (mcs == NULL) ? 0 : mcs->increment_interpreter_invocation_count();
   }
 
 #ifndef PRODUCT
@@ -582,12 +635,12 @@
 #endif /* CC_INTERP */
   static ByteSize from_compiled_offset()         { return byte_offset_of(Method, _from_compiled_entry); }
   static ByteSize code_offset()                  { return byte_offset_of(Method, _code); }
-  static ByteSize invocation_counter_offset()    { return byte_offset_of(Method, _invocation_counter); }
-  static ByteSize backedge_counter_offset()      { return byte_offset_of(Method, _backedge_counter); }
   static ByteSize method_data_offset()           {
     return byte_offset_of(Method, _method_data);
   }
-  static ByteSize interpreter_invocation_counter_offset() { return byte_offset_of(Method, _interpreter_invocation_count); }
+  static ByteSize method_counters_offset()       {
+    return byte_offset_of(Method, _method_counters);
+  }
 #ifndef PRODUCT
   static ByteSize compiled_invocation_counter_offset() { return byte_offset_of(Method, _compiled_invocation_count); }
 #endif // not PRODUCT
@@ -598,8 +651,6 @@
 
   // for code generation
   static int method_data_offset_in_bytes()       { return offset_of(Method, _method_data); }
-  static int interpreter_invocation_counter_offset_in_bytes()
-                                                 { return offset_of(Method, _interpreter_invocation_count); }
   static int intrinsic_id_offset_in_bytes()      { return offset_of(Method, _intrinsic_id); }
   static int intrinsic_id_size_in_bytes()        { return sizeof(u1); }
 
@@ -757,6 +808,13 @@
  private:
   void print_made_not_compilable(int comp_level, bool is_osr, bool report, const char* reason);
 
+  MethodCounters* get_method_counters(TRAPS) {
+    if (_method_counters == NULL) {
+      build_method_counters(this, CHECK_AND_CLEAR_NULL);
+    }
+    return _method_counters;
+  }
+
  public:
   bool   is_not_c1_compilable() const         { return access_flags().is_not_c1_compilable();  }
   void  set_not_c1_compilable()               {       _access_flags.set_not_c1_compilable();   }
--- /dev/null	Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 1970 +0000
+++ b/src/share/vm/oops/methodCounters.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -0,0 +1,37 @@
+/*
+ * Copyright (c) 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
+ *
+ * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
+ * under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 only, as
+ * published by the Free Software Foundation.
+ *
+ * This code is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT
+ * ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
+ * FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General Public License
+ * version 2 for more details (a copy is included in the LICENSE file that
+ * accompanied this code).
+ *
+ * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License version
+ * 2 along with this work; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation,
+ * Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
+ *
+ * Please contact Oracle, 500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood Shores, CA 94065 USA
+ * or visit www.oracle.com if you need additional information or have any
+ * questions.
+ *
+ */
+#include "precompiled.hpp"
+#include "oops/methodCounters.hpp"
+#include "runtime/thread.inline.hpp"
+
+MethodCounters* MethodCounters::allocate(ClassLoaderData* loader_data, TRAPS) {
+  return new(loader_data, size(), false, THREAD) MethodCounters();
+}
+
+void MethodCounters::clear_counters() {
+  invocation_counter()->reset();
+  backedge_counter()->reset();
+  set_interpreter_throwout_count(0);
+  set_interpreter_invocation_count(0);
+}
--- /dev/null	Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 1970 +0000
+++ b/src/share/vm/oops/methodCounters.hpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -0,0 +1,124 @@
+/*
+ * Copyright (c) 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
+ *
+ * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
+ * under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 only, as
+ * published by the Free Software Foundation.
+ *
+ * This code is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT
+ * ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
+ * FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General Public License
+ * version 2 for more details (a copy is included in the LICENSE file that
+ * accompanied this code).
+ *
+ * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License version
+ * 2 along with this work; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation,
+ * Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
+ *
+ * Please contact Oracle, 500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood Shores, CA 94065 USA
+ * or visit www.oracle.com if you need additional information or have any
+ * questions.
+ *
+ */
+
+#ifndef SHARE_VM_OOPS_METHODCOUNTERS_HPP
+#define SHARE_VM_OOPS_METHODCOUNTERS_HPP
+
+#include "oops/metadata.hpp"
+#include "interpreter/invocationCounter.hpp"
+
+class MethodCounters: public MetaspaceObj {
+ friend class VMStructs;
+ private:
+  int               _interpreter_invocation_count; // Count of times invoked (reused as prev_event_count in tiered)
+  u2                _interpreter_throwout_count; // Count of times method was exited via exception while interpreting
+  u2                _number_of_breakpoints;      // fullspeed debugging support
+  InvocationCounter _invocation_counter;         // Incremented before each activation of the method - used to trigger frequency-based optimizations
+  InvocationCounter _backedge_counter;           // Incremented before each backedge taken - used to trigger frequencey-based optimizations
+
+#ifdef TIERED
+  float             _rate;                        // Events (invocation and backedge counter increments) per millisecond
+  jlong             _prev_time;                   // Previous time the rate was acquired
+#endif
+
+  MethodCounters() : _interpreter_invocation_count(0),
+                     _interpreter_throwout_count(0),
+                     _number_of_breakpoints(0)
+#ifdef TIERED
+                   , _rate(0),
+                     _prev_time(0)
+#endif
+  {
+    invocation_counter()->init();
+    backedge_counter()->init();
+  }
+
+ public:
+  static MethodCounters* allocate(ClassLoaderData* loader_data, TRAPS);
+
+  void deallocate_contents(ClassLoaderData* loader_data) {}
+  DEBUG_ONLY(bool on_stack() { return false; })  // for template
+
+  static int size() { return sizeof(MethodCounters) / wordSize; }
+
+  bool is_klass() const { return false; }
+
+  void clear_counters();
+
+  int interpreter_invocation_count() {
+    return _interpreter_invocation_count;
+  }
+  void set_interpreter_invocation_count(int count) {
+    _interpreter_invocation_count = count;
+  }
+  int increment_interpreter_invocation_count() {
+    return ++_interpreter_invocation_count;
+  }
+
+  void interpreter_throwout_increment() {
+    if (_interpreter_throwout_count < 65534) {
+      _interpreter_throwout_count++;
+    }
+  }
+  int  interpreter_throwout_count() const {
+    return _interpreter_throwout_count;
+  }
+  void set_interpreter_throwout_count(int count) {
+    _interpreter_throwout_count = count;
+  }
+
+  u2   number_of_breakpoints() const   { return _number_of_breakpoints; }
+  void incr_number_of_breakpoints()    { ++_number_of_breakpoints; }
+  void decr_number_of_breakpoints()    { --_number_of_breakpoints; }
+  void clear_number_of_breakpoints()   { _number_of_breakpoints = 0; }
+
+#ifdef TIERED
+  jlong prev_time() const                        { return _prev_time; }
+  void set_prev_time(jlong time)                 { _prev_time = time; }
+  float rate() const                             { return _rate; }
+  void set_rate(float rate)                      { _rate = rate; }
+#endif
+
+  // invocation counter
+  InvocationCounter* invocation_counter() { return &_invocation_counter; }
+  InvocationCounter* backedge_counter()   { return &_backedge_counter; }
+
+  static ByteSize interpreter_invocation_counter_offset() {
+    return byte_offset_of(MethodCounters, _interpreter_invocation_count);
+  }
+
+  static ByteSize invocation_counter_offset()    {
+    return byte_offset_of(MethodCounters, _invocation_counter);
+  }
+
+  static ByteSize backedge_counter_offset()      {
+    return byte_offset_of(MethodCounters, _backedge_counter);
+  }
+
+  static int interpreter_invocation_counter_offset_in_bytes() {
+    return offset_of(MethodCounters, _interpreter_invocation_count);
+  }
+
+};
+#endif //SHARE_VM_OOPS_METHODCOUNTERS_HPP
--- a/src/share/vm/oops/methodData.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/oops/methodData.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -732,14 +732,17 @@
   } else {
     int iic = method->interpreter_invocation_count();
     if (mileage < iic)  mileage = iic;
-    InvocationCounter* ic = method->invocation_counter();
-    InvocationCounter* bc = method->backedge_counter();
-    int icval = ic->count();
-    if (ic->carry()) icval += CompileThreshold;
-    if (mileage < icval)  mileage = icval;
-    int bcval = bc->count();
-    if (bc->carry()) bcval += CompileThreshold;
-    if (mileage < bcval)  mileage = bcval;
+    MethodCounters* mcs = method->method_counters();
+    if (mcs != NULL) {
+      InvocationCounter* ic = mcs->invocation_counter();
+      InvocationCounter* bc = mcs->backedge_counter();
+      int icval = ic->count();
+      if (ic->carry()) icval += CompileThreshold;
+      if (mileage < icval)  mileage = icval;
+      int bcval = bc->count();
+      if (bc->carry()) bcval += CompileThreshold;
+      if (mileage < bcval)  mileage = bcval;
+    }
   }
   return mileage;
 }
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/parseHelper.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/parseHelper.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 1998, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 1998, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -337,19 +337,21 @@
   if (!count_invocations()) return;
 
   // Get the Method* node.
-  const TypePtr* adr_type = TypeMetadataPtr::make(method());
-  Node *method_node = makecon(adr_type);
+  ciMethod* m = method();
+  address counters_adr = m->ensure_method_counters();
 
-  // Load the interpreter_invocation_counter from the Method*.
-  int offset = Method::interpreter_invocation_counter_offset_in_bytes();
-  Node* adr_node = basic_plus_adr(method_node, method_node, offset);
-  Node* cnt = make_load(NULL, adr_node, TypeInt::INT, T_INT, adr_type);
+  Node* ctrl = control();
+  const TypePtr* adr_type = TypeRawPtr::make(counters_adr);
+  Node *counters_node = makecon(adr_type);
+  Node* adr_iic_node = basic_plus_adr(counters_node, counters_node,
+    MethodCounters::interpreter_invocation_counter_offset_in_bytes());
+  Node* cnt = make_load(ctrl, adr_iic_node, TypeInt::INT, T_INT, adr_type);
 
   test_counter_against_threshold(cnt, limit);
 
   // Add one to the counter and store
   Node* incr = _gvn.transform(new (C) AddINode(cnt, _gvn.intcon(1)));
-  store_to_memory( NULL, adr_node, incr, T_INT, adr_type );
+  store_to_memory( ctrl, adr_iic_node, incr, T_INT, adr_type );
 }
 
 //----------------------------method_data_addressing---------------------------
--- a/src/share/vm/prims/whitebox.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/prims/whitebox.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -278,6 +278,7 @@
   methodHandle mh(THREAD, Method::checked_resolve_jmethod_id(jmid));
   MutexLockerEx mu(Compile_lock);
   MethodData* mdo = mh->method_data();
+  MethodCounters* mcs = mh->method_counters();
 
   if (mdo != NULL) {
     mdo->init();
@@ -288,20 +289,22 @@
     }
   }
 
-  mh->backedge_counter()->init();
-  mh->invocation_counter()->init();
-  mh->set_interpreter_invocation_count(0);
-  mh->set_interpreter_throwout_count(0);
   mh->clear_not_c1_compilable();
   mh->clear_not_c2_compilable();
   mh->clear_not_c2_osr_compilable();
   NOT_PRODUCT(mh->set_compiled_invocation_count(0));
+  if (mcs != NULL) {
+    mcs->backedge_counter()->init();
+    mcs->invocation_counter()->init();
+    mcs->set_interpreter_invocation_count(0);
+    mcs->set_interpreter_throwout_count(0);
 
 #ifdef TIERED
-  mh->set_rate(0.0F);
-  mh->set_prev_event_count(0);
-  mh->set_prev_time(0);
+    mcs->set_rate(0.0F);
+    mh->set_prev_event_count(0, THREAD);
+    mh->set_prev_time(0, THREAD);
 #endif
+  }
 WB_END
 
 WB_ENTRY(jboolean, WB_IsInStringTable(JNIEnv* env, jobject o, jstring javaString))
--- a/src/share/vm/runtime/advancedThresholdPolicy.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/runtime/advancedThresholdPolicy.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 2010, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 2010, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -74,10 +74,11 @@
 
 // update_rate() is called from select_task() while holding a compile queue lock.
 void AdvancedThresholdPolicy::update_rate(jlong t, Method* m) {
+  JavaThread* THREAD = JavaThread::current();
   if (is_old(m)) {
     // We don't remove old methods from the queue,
     // so we can just zero the rate.
-    m->set_rate(0);
+    m->set_rate(0, THREAD);
     return;
   }
 
@@ -93,13 +94,13 @@
   if (delta_s >= TieredRateUpdateMinTime) {
     // And we must've taken the previous point at least 1ms before.
     if (delta_t >= TieredRateUpdateMinTime && delta_e > 0) {
-      m->set_prev_time(t);
-      m->set_prev_event_count(event_count);
-      m->set_rate((float)delta_e / (float)delta_t); // Rate is events per millisecond
+      m->set_prev_time(t, THREAD);
+      m->set_prev_event_count(event_count, THREAD);
+      m->set_rate((float)delta_e / (float)delta_t, THREAD); // Rate is events per millisecond
     } else
       if (delta_t > TieredRateUpdateMaxTime && delta_e == 0) {
         // If nothing happened for 25ms, zero the rate. Don't modify prev values.
-        m->set_rate(0);
+        m->set_rate(0, THREAD);
       }
   }
 }
--- a/src/share/vm/runtime/compilationPolicy.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/runtime/compilationPolicy.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 2000, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 2000, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -198,8 +198,10 @@
 
   // BUT also make sure the method doesn't look like it was never executed.
   // Set carry bit and reduce counter's value to min(count, CompileThreshold/2).
-  m->invocation_counter()->set_carry();
-  m->backedge_counter()->set_carry();
+  MethodCounters* mcs = m->method_counters();
+  assert(mcs != NULL, "MethodCounters cannot be NULL for profiling");
+  mcs->invocation_counter()->set_carry();
+  mcs->backedge_counter()->set_carry();
 
   assert(!m->was_never_executed(), "don't reset to 0 -- could be mistaken for never-executed");
 }
@@ -207,8 +209,10 @@
 void NonTieredCompPolicy::reset_counter_for_back_branch_event(methodHandle m) {
   // Delay next back-branch event but pump up invocation counter to triger
   // whole method compilation.
-  InvocationCounter* i = m->invocation_counter();
-  InvocationCounter* b = m->backedge_counter();
+  MethodCounters* mcs = m->method_counters();
+  assert(mcs != NULL, "MethodCounters cannot be NULL for profiling");
+  InvocationCounter* i = mcs->invocation_counter();
+  InvocationCounter* b = mcs->backedge_counter();
 
   // Don't set invocation_counter's value too low otherwise the method will
   // look like immature (ic < ~5300) which prevents the inlining based on
@@ -227,7 +231,10 @@
 class CounterDecay : public AllStatic {
   static jlong _last_timestamp;
   static void do_method(Method* m) {
-    m->invocation_counter()->decay();
+    MethodCounters* mcs = m->method_counters();
+    if (mcs != NULL) {
+      mcs->invocation_counter()->decay();
+    }
   }
 public:
   static void decay();
@@ -265,30 +272,44 @@
 
 void NonTieredCompPolicy::reprofile(ScopeDesc* trap_scope, bool is_osr) {
   ScopeDesc* sd = trap_scope;
+  MethodCounters* mcs;
+  InvocationCounter* c;
   for (; !sd->is_top(); sd = sd->sender()) {
-    // Reset ICs of inlined methods, since they can trigger compilations also.
-    sd->method()->invocation_counter()->reset();
+    mcs = sd->method()->method_counters();
+    if (mcs != NULL) {
+      // Reset ICs of inlined methods, since they can trigger compilations also.
+      mcs->invocation_counter()->reset();
+    }
   }
-  InvocationCounter* c = sd->method()->invocation_counter();
-  if (is_osr) {
-    // It was an OSR method, so bump the count higher.
-    c->set(c->state(), CompileThreshold);
-  } else {
-    c->reset();
+  mcs = sd->method()->method_counters();
+  if (mcs != NULL) {
+    c = mcs->invocation_counter();
+    if (is_osr) {
+      // It was an OSR method, so bump the count higher.
+      c->set(c->state(), CompileThreshold);
+    } else {
+      c->reset();
+    }
+    mcs->backedge_counter()->reset();
   }
-  sd->method()->backedge_counter()->reset();
 }
 
 // This method can be called by any component of the runtime to notify the policy
 // that it's recommended to delay the complation of this method.
 void NonTieredCompPolicy::delay_compilation(Method* method) {
-  method->invocation_counter()->decay();
-  method->backedge_counter()->decay();
+  MethodCounters* mcs = method->method_counters();
+  if (mcs != NULL) {
+    mcs->invocation_counter()->decay();
+    mcs->backedge_counter()->decay();
+  }
 }
 
 void NonTieredCompPolicy::disable_compilation(Method* method) {
-  method->invocation_counter()->set_state(InvocationCounter::wait_for_nothing);
-  method->backedge_counter()->set_state(InvocationCounter::wait_for_nothing);
+  MethodCounters* mcs = method->method_counters();
+  if (mcs != NULL) {
+    mcs->invocation_counter()->set_state(InvocationCounter::wait_for_nothing);
+    mcs->backedge_counter()->set_state(InvocationCounter::wait_for_nothing);
+  }
 }
 
 CompileTask* NonTieredCompPolicy::select_task(CompileQueue* compile_queue) {
@@ -371,8 +392,10 @@
 #ifndef PRODUCT
 void NonTieredCompPolicy::trace_frequency_counter_overflow(methodHandle m, int branch_bci, int bci) {
   if (TraceInvocationCounterOverflow) {
-    InvocationCounter* ic = m->invocation_counter();
-    InvocationCounter* bc = m->backedge_counter();
+    MethodCounters* mcs = m->method_counters();
+    assert(mcs != NULL, "MethodCounters cannot be NULL for profiling");
+    InvocationCounter* ic = mcs->invocation_counter();
+    InvocationCounter* bc = mcs->backedge_counter();
     ResourceMark rm;
     const char* msg =
       bci == InvocationEntryBci
--- a/src/share/vm/runtime/fprofiler.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/runtime/fprofiler.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 1997, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 1997, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -421,7 +421,8 @@
 
    void print_method_on(outputStream* st) {
      ProfilerNode::print_method_on(st);
-     if (Verbose) method()->invocation_counter()->print_short();
+     MethodCounters* mcs = method()->method_counters();
+     if (Verbose && mcs != NULL) mcs->invocation_counter()->print_short();
    }
 };
 
--- a/src/share/vm/runtime/simpleThresholdPolicy.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/runtime/simpleThresholdPolicy.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 2010, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 2010, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -153,8 +153,10 @@
 
 // Set carry flags on the counters if necessary
 void SimpleThresholdPolicy::handle_counter_overflow(Method* method) {
-  set_carry_if_necessary(method->invocation_counter());
-  set_carry_if_necessary(method->backedge_counter());
+  MethodCounters *mcs = method->method_counters();
+  assert(mcs != NULL, "");
+  set_carry_if_necessary(mcs->invocation_counter());
+  set_carry_if_necessary(mcs->backedge_counter());
   MethodData* mdo = method->method_data();
   if (mdo != NULL) {
     set_carry_if_necessary(mdo->invocation_counter());
--- a/src/share/vm/runtime/vmStructs.cpp	Thu Apr 11 21:54:46 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/runtime/vmStructs.cpp	Mon Apr 15 21:25:23 2013 -0400
@@ -77,6 +77,7 @@
 #include "oops/klass.hpp"
 #include "oops/markOop.hpp"
 #include "oops/methodData.hpp"
+#include "oops/methodCounters.hpp"
 #include "oops/method.hpp"
 #include "oops/objArrayKlass.hpp"
 #include "oops/objArrayOop.hpp"
@@ -348,16 +349,17 @@
   nonstatic_field(MethodData,           _arg_local,                                    intx)                                  \
   nonstatic_field(MethodData,           _arg_stack,                                    intx)                                  \
   nonstatic_field(MethodData,           _arg_returned,                                 intx)                                  \
-  nonstatic_field(Method,               _constMethod,                                  ConstMethod*)                   \
-  nonstatic_field(Method,               _method_data,                                  MethodData*)                    \
-  nonstatic_field(Method,               _interpreter_invocation_count,                 int)                                   \
+  nonstatic_field(MethodCounters,       _interpreter_invocation_count,                 int)                                   \
+  nonstatic_field(MethodCounters,       _interpreter_throwout_count,                   u2)                                    \
+  nonstatic_field(MethodCounters,       _number_of_breakpoints,                        u2)                                    \
+  nonstatic_field(MethodCounters,       _invocation_counter,                           InvocationCounter)                     \
+  nonstatic_field(MethodCounters,       _backedge_counter,                             InvocationCounter)                     \
+  nonstatic_field(Method,               _constMethod,                                  ConstMethod*)                          \
+  nonstatic_field(Method,               _method_data,                                  MethodData*)                           \
+  nonstatic_field(Method,               _method_counters,                              MethodCounters*)                       \
   nonstatic_field(Method,               _access_flags,                                 AccessFlags)                           \
   nonstatic_field(Method,               _vtable_index,                                 int)                                   \
   nonstatic_field(Method,               _method_size,                                  u2)                                    \
-  nonstatic_field(Method,               _interpreter_throwout_count,                   u2)                                    \
-  nonstatic_field(Method,               _number_of_breakpoints,                        u2)                                    \
-  nonstatic_field(Method,               _invocation_counter,                           InvocationCounter)                     \
-  nonstatic_field(Method,               _backedge_counter,                             InvocationCounter)                     \
   nonproduct_nonstatic_field(Method,    _compiled_invocation_count,                    int)                                   \
   volatile_nonstatic_field(Method,      _code,                                         nmethod*)                              \
   nonstatic_field(Method,               _i2i_entry,                                    address)                               \
@@ -1382,6 +1384,7 @@
     declare_type(ConstantPoolCache, MetaspaceObj)                  \
     declare_type(MethodData, Metadata)                             \
     declare_type(Method, Metadata)                                 \
+    declare_type(MethodCounters, MetaspaceObj)                     \
     declare_type(ConstMethod, MetaspaceObj)                        \
                                                                           \
            declare_toplevel_type(Symbol)                                  \