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JVMs Across the Data Center and Twitter's JDK

by Dylan Raithel Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 08, 2016

The Twitter Sponsored Solutions track at QConSF2016 features an engineering talk on JVMs Across the Data Center and unveils an in-house OpenJDK fork, the Twitter-JDK, with noted potential open-sourcing or release to broader public.

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Using Cloud Sandboxes to “Shift Left” Testing within Production-Like Environments

by Daniel Bryant Follow 279 Followers on  Oct 16, 2016

InfoQ recently sat down with Joan Wrabetz, CTO at Quali, and discussed the role ‘cloud sandboxes’ can take within the modern software development lifecycle (SDLC). Cloud sandboxes allow a user to create and publish replicas of infrastructure and application configurations for on-demand usage. The primary use cases for cloud sandboxes include development and quality assurance testing.

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Ahead-of-Time (AOT) Compilation May Come to OpenJDK HotSpot in Java 9

by Monica Beckwith Follow 253 Followers on  Oct 01, 2016

OpenJDK HotSpot may get Ahead-of-Time (AOT) compilation as early as Java 9. InfoQ covers the proposal submitted in September 2016.

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JavaOne 2016: IBM’s Keynote – Accelerating Innovation with Java

by Monica Beckwith Follow 253 Followers on  Sep 28, 2016 1

IBM had many innovative news to share this year at their keynote at Java One. InfoQ was there to cover their keynote.

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JavaOne 2016 - Day 1 Highlights

by Monica Beckwith Follow 253 Followers on  Sep 26, 2016

Day 1 of JavaOne 2016 topics: learning about Java 8&9 features, Docker for Java developers, and development tools for Java EE 8. InfoQ highlights a few of the day's interesting sessions.

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Checked C - A Safer C/C++ from Microsoft

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 16, 2016

Microsoft has open sourced Checked C, a research project meant to add bounds checking to C and C++.

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Q&A with Mark Stoodley, Architect of Eclipse OMR Toolkit for Creating Language Runtimes

by Rags Srinivas Follow 2 Followers on  May 26, 2016

Mark Stoodley, Architect at IBM talks to Rags Srinivas about Eclipse OMR project, an open-source virtual machine toolkit to help create runtime environments for any language.

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IBM Kick-Starts Eclipse OMR, a Toolkit for Creating Language Runtimes

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 6 Followers on  Apr 05, 2016

IBM has created Eclipse OMR, an open-source virtual machine toolkit to create runtime environments for any language. OMR aims at leveraging general improvements in virtual machine technology across languages, like garbage collection or hardware integration. To achieve this, IBM is generalising its own JVM, J9.

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Android N Combines AOT, Interpretation and JIT

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 31, 2016

Android N introduces a hybrid runtime using compilation + interpretation + JIT to obtain the best compromise between installation time, memory footprint, battery consumption and performance.

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LLVM 3.8 Discontinues Old Windows Versions, Deprecates Autoconf, Improves Clang

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  Mar 11, 2016

The LLVM team has announced the release of LLVM, which includes a few major deprecations, new C API headers, and Clang 3.8.

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jClarity Releases Censum 3.0

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 6 Followers on  Feb 29, 2016

Censum, the Java garbage collection analysis tool by jClarity, has reached version 3.0. The main new features of the new version include the ability to analyse Safepoint logs, new graphs showcasing the behaviour of the G1 garbage collector, and a set of analytics to highlight whenever applications force to much OS activity.

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JetBrains Releases Kotlin 1.0

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 6 Followers on  Feb 18, 2016

JetBrains has announced the first stable release of Kotlin, their new JVM-based language compatible with Android. As the maker indicates, the language is meant to be a "good tool", driving design decisions towards pragmatism and interoperability. The language promises to address many of the issues that can only be fixed in Java through libraries and external tools.

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Microsoft Announces Azure Price Cut

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Jan 23, 2016

In a recent Microsoft Azure blog post, the company announced a price cut due in early February. This announcement follows an Amazon announcement on January 5th, 2016 which saw price cuts to Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 C4, M4 and R3 virtual machine instances.

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Amazon Announces EC2 Dedicated Hosts Availability

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Dec 23, 2015

Last month, Amazon announced EC2 Dedicated Hosts are now generally available. Amazon initially discussed EC2 Dedicated Hosts at its Re:Invent conference in October. Using this new service, customers will have the ability to map Virtual Machines (VMs) to a physical host which runs in AWS.

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Oracle Confirms Delayed Schedule for Java 9

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 6 Followers on  Dec 23, 2015 1

In a recent communication, Mark Reinhold, Chief Architect of the Java Platform Group at Oracle, suggested a six-month delay for the general availability of Java 9 so as to allow some extra time to finish project Jigsaw. After deliberation, the delay was accepted, setting the general availability of Java 9 to March 2017.

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