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Azul Systems Launches Falcon, a New Just-in-Time Compiler for Java, Based on LLVM

by Charles Humble Follow 980 Followers , Victor Grazi Follow 22 Followers on  May 02, 2017 1

Azul Systems has today announced the immediate availability of Zing 17.03, with full support for Azul’s new Falcon just-in-time (JIT) compiler based on LLVM and designed to replace the C2 compiler used in prior versions of Zing, as well as in Oracle HotSpot and OpenJDK. Falcon is the first new production JIT compiler available for Java SE since C2 was introduced at JavaOne in 1997.


Azul ReadyNow! Seeks to Eliminate JVM Warm-up

by Victor Grazi Follow 22 Followers on  Mar 18, 2014

Azul Systems announces the release of ReadyNow! in the latest version of Azul's Zing runtime for Java. Includes a series of algorithms designed to obviate the need for "warming-up" the Java Virtual Machine.


Azul Systems release Zing Platform Edition for WebSphere Application Server

by Victor Grazi Follow 22 Followers on  May 17, 2013

Azul Systems, Inc. announced the launch of Zing Platform Edition with WebSphere. Zing PE integrates IBM WebSphere Applications Server (WAS) with an enhanced version of its Zing Java Virtual Machine.


LMAX Exchange Getting Up To 50% Improvement in Latency From Azul's Zing JVM

by Charles Humble Follow 980 Followers on  May 07, 2013

Developers at the LMAX Exchange, an execution venue for trading FX established in the City of London in October 2010, have begun testing Azul's Zing JVM as a way of improving their already impressive response times and throughput rates.


Azul Offers Free Zing JVM to Open Source Community Projects

by Charles Humble Follow 980 Followers on  Aug 06, 2012 1

Azul Systems have announced that they are making their pauseless Zing JVM freely available to Open Source developers and projects for use in development and testing.


Azul's Pauseless Garbage Collector Goes Native on Linux

by Charles Humble Follow 980 Followers on  Nov 08, 2011 2

Azul Systems have today announced Zing 5.0, eliminating their previous requirement for a hypervisor, and therefore bringing their pauseless JVM to unmodified 64-bit Linux for the first time.


Azul’s Zing Elastic Java Runtime for x86 is Generally Available from Today

by Charles Humble Follow 980 Followers on  Oct 19, 2010 3

Azul’s Zing is generally available from today, bringing their highly-scalable Java architecture to x86-based servers. InfoQ spoke to George Gould and Gil Tene about the launch, performance figures and licensing costs.


Azul Releases Zing: Software-based JVM Virtualisation/Elastic Runtime for x86

by Charles Humble Follow 980 Followers on  Jun 22, 2010 6

Azul Systems, makers of specialist hardware for running Java applications, have announced Zing, a Virtualised implementation of their hardware stack. Zing uses RedHat's KVM and VMWare's vSphere to target a wide range of operating systems and is optimised for Intel's latest x86