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    Getting to Know Graal, the New Java JIT Compiler

    by Ben Evans Follow 28 Followers on  Jul 16, 2018 6

    Oracle has released Graal, which is both a new JIT compiler for Java and a major component in their next-generation polyglot virtual machine, GraalVM. The effort aims to improve startup time and reduce footprint of Java applications as well as unlock fully polyglot, multi-language technologies within a single VM. The initial release includes JVM and JS with LLVM, Ruby and R in beta.

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    InfoQ Call for Articles

    by InfoQ.com Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 01, 2017

    InfoQ provides software engineers with the opportunity to share experiences gained using innovator and early adopter stage techniques and technologies with the wider industry. We are always on the lookout for quality articles and we encourage practitioners and domain experts to submit feature-length (2,000 to 3,000 word) papers that are timely, educational and practical.

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    Q&A with Elton Stoneman on Migrating Workloads and Running Docker on Windows

    by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers on  Oct 13, 2017 1

    These are still early days for Docker on Windows but the possibilities in terms of workloads keeps growing. InfoQ spoke with Elton Stoneman, author of the book Docker on Windows, and speaker at the recent WinOps conference, to understand how to run containers on Windows and which kind of workloads are a good choice for migration.

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Under The Hood with the JVM's Automatic Resource Management

Posted by Ben Evans Follow 28 Followers on  May 20, 2017

Oracle has announced the deprecation of Object::finalize. We take a deep look to understand how it works, why it's being deprecated and the recommended approach to replace finalization. 3

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The Three Generations of AWS

Posted by Noah Zoschke Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 21, 2016

When building a new system on AWS we are faced with three architectural choices around application packaging, runtime service and load balancing service. This article looks to identify the best one. 1

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What the JIT!? Anatomy of the OpenJDK HotSpot VM

Posted by Monica Beckwith Follow 581 Followers on  Jun 28, 2016

If you ever wondered what happens when your bytecode executes, join former Oracle G1GC perf-lead Monica Beckwith in her guided tour of JIT compilation and runtime optimizations in OpenJDK HotSpot VM.

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Top 10 Performance Mistakes

Posted by Abel Avram Follow 9 Followers on  Apr 24, 2016

Martin Thompson, co-founder of LMAX, keynoted at QCon São Paulo 2016, outlining the top 10 performance related mistakes that he has encountered in production.

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Easily Create Java Agents with Byte Buddy

Posted by Rafael Winterhalter Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 08, 2015

In this article Rafael Winterhalter, creator of the bytecode manipulation tool Byte Buddy, provides detailed guidance on how to easily create Java agents using Byte Buddy.

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Understanding Bitcode for iOS Applications

Posted by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 15, 2015

When Apple released Xcode 7, they also enabled applications to be distributed to the AppStore through bitcode, instead of per-processor target files. InfoQ looks under the covers at what Bitcode is.

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Packet Inspection for Unauthorized OS Detection in Enterprises

Posted by Rohit Tyagi Follow 0 Followers , B.S. Manoj Follow 0 Followers , B. Thanudas Follow 0 Followers , Tuhin Paul Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 10, 2015

The authors discuss an approach that uses TCP SYN packets for OS fingerprinting to detect the presence of unauthorized OSs in an enterprise. 3

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Fighting Developer Fatigue with JNBridge

Posted by Wayne Citrin Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 01, 2015

Overwhelmed the flood of new languages and libraries? JNBridge helps alleviate developer fatigue by mixing the libraries you know with the language you are learning.

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A Post-Apocalyptic sun.misc.Unsafe World

Posted by Christoph Engelbert Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 30, 2015

A resolution to the debate around dropping sun.misc.Unsafe and other private APIs in Java 9 is now on the table. The big question remains: What will a post sun.misc.Unsafe world look like? 7

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