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New Java Champion Simon Ritter

Welcome New Java Champion Simon Ritter    Simon Ritter has been involved in promoting Java since the release of the first official JDK, when he joined Sun Microsystems in February 1996. He started helping to drive Java adoption back in 1999 as part of Sun’s Market Development Engineering group and moved to full ­time evangelism

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Azul Systems社、Zulu Embedded にて 32-bit ARM プロセッサをサポート

ハイライト: Azul Systems社は、OpenJDK ベースの100% オープンソース JavaVMであるZulu Embeddedにて、組込みシステムで最もポピュラーなプロセッサである32-bit ARM® プロセッサをサポートしました ARM 32-bit をサポートしたZulu Embedded は、高性能・高品質なJavaSE 互換のJavaソリューションを求める、ハイエンドな組込みシステムの開発者をターゲットとします Zulu Embedded はライセンスフィーを必要としないフレキシブルなプライスモデルを提供し、組込みJavaを展開する際のコストを劇的に削減します Azul Systems社は、組込みの顧客の個別のご要求にミートするサポートとカスタマイズオプションを提供します 先ごろ賞を受賞したJavaランタイムソリューションのリーディングカンパニーである Azul Systems (Azul)社は、本日、自社のOpenJDKベースのオープンソースJavaVMであるZulu Embedded にて、32-bit ARM プロセッサをサポートしたと発表しました。32-bit ARMプロセッサは、組込み市場で最有力のプロセッサアーキテクチャです。Zulu Embedded は、組込み、モバイル、IoTマーケットの製造業者に、100%オープンソース、JavaSE互換、Azul社による認証を受けたJavaプラットフォームを提供します。ライセンスフィーは不要です。2013年の発表以降、Zulu Embeddedは数百万台の組込みバイスに搭載されています。 ARMアーキテクチャは、組込み、モバイル、IoTの分野で最も普及しているプロセッサです。Javaは世界で最もポピュラーなプログラミング言語で、開発者は900万人とも言われており、30億台以上のJavaデバイスが出荷されています。Zulu Embeddedは、100%オープンソースで、Java開発・発展の場となっているJava CommunityのプロジェクトであるOpenJDKをベースにしています。Azul社のZulu Embeddedは、個々のデバイスやサービスの要求に添えるような、Java SEに準拠したパッケージビルドが可能です。個々のビルドはJava Community Technology Compatibility Kit(TCK)を使ってAzul社により検査され、最新のOpenJDKのバグフィックスとセキュリティパッチが適用されます。現在、Zulu Embeddedは、32/64-bit x86プロセッサに加え、ARM v6、v7、32-bit v8アーキテクチャをサポートしています。 工業分野における展望 Dominic Pajak氏(ARM社 Embedded Segments, Marketing Director)のコメント「高性能32-bit ARM プロセッサは、自動車、テレビ、ゲートウェイ、決済システムなどにおいて、さまざまな組込みサービスを供給します。Zulu Embedded

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Azul and Pontus Networks combine to help reduce the risk of FX Market arbitrage

Why is this important? The combination of Azul Zing plus PontusVision Thread Manager provides investment banks with a proven 20X latency improvement on FX pricing system performance By deploying Thread Manager, FX market arbitrage risk is greatly reduced through improved platform performance and the eradication of response time outliers The Zing edition of Thread Manager

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Want to learn more about how to build and deploy memory-based webscale Java applications?

Then register for our webinar… Webinar Highlights: Recent performance benchmarks from Hazelcast and Azul Systems The advantages a better Java runtime brings to existing Hazelcast deployments Real-world in-memory computing use cases Live Q&A Azul, Hazelcast and 451 Research will be participating in a webinar entitled “Most Powerful Java Runtime Meets Fastest In-Memory Data Grid” on

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Chess.com Chooses Azul Zing to Enhance Real-Time Gaming Experience

Chess.com, the world’s largest online chess site with more than 14 million members, has deployed Zing®, Azul’s Java Virtual Machine (JVM) designed for systems that require consistent performance and predictable latency. Chess.com uses Azul Zing to power its Java-based infrastructure and eliminates application stalls and slashes peak latency to levels unachievable using a legacy JVM.

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OKI Signs Up Azul

Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd. has signed an OEM agreement which enables it to integrate Azul’s open source products into its software platform. OKI chose Azul’s technology due to its flexible pricing model and industry-leading support offering. Based on OpenJDK, Azul’s open source solutions currently ship in millions of embedded devices and are built to

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Interested in Java? Catch Azul at a JUG near you…

It’s that time of year when our Java gurus hit the road…next week Simon Ritter, Deputy CTO, and Matt Schuetze, Director of Product Management, will be educating audiences on their visions of Java and all things JVM. Simon and Matt present regularly to developers and Java enthusiasts across the world, both being well respected in

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Hazelcast Teams with Azul Systems

Azul and Hazelcast have been enhancing their products for many years in order to support demanding in-memory workloads. Hazelcast’s formal support for Zing® makes it even easier for enterprises to build and deploy memory-based webscale Java applications. Together, Hazelcast and Azul Systems will extend their existing success in latency-sensitive domains including financial services, ecommerce, online

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Azul Evangelizes the Benefits of Java Across Europe

Azul will be engaging technical audiences and providing insight into the evolution of Java, OpenJDK, Cassandra deployments and advances in Java Virtual Machine (JVM) technology, at a series of speaking engagements across Europe in March 2016. For further details on the conferences and what Azul’s senior technical team will be discussing, see below: Riga Dev

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Azul Systems enhances Zulu Embedded to support 32-bit ARM processors

Today Azul announced that Zulu Embedded, Azul’s open source Java Virtual Machine (JVM) based on OpenJDK, now supports 32-bit ARM processors, the dominant processor architecture for embedded designs. For manufacturers in the embedded, mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) markets, Zulu Embedded provides a proven Java platform that is 100% open source, Java SE standards

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