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Simon Ritter

Simon Ritter

Deputy CTO and Java Champion, Azul

About Simon Ritter

Simon Ritter is the Deputy CTO of Azul. Simon joined Sun Microsystems in 1996 and spent time working in both Java development and consultancy. He has been presenting Java technologies to developers since 1999, focusing on the core Java platform as well as client and embedded applications. At Azul, he continues to help people understand Java and Azul’s JVM products. Simon is a Java Champion and two-time recipient of the JavaOne Rockstar award. In addition, he represents Azul on the JCP Executive Committee, the OpenJDK Vulnerability Group, and the JSR Expert Group since Java SE 9.

Java

JDK 22, an Average Release (Sort of)

Simon Ritter / Mar 19, 2024
Java

Start Now to Make 2024 Your Last Year of Oracle Java

Simon Ritter / Mar 14, 2024
Java

How Oracle Separates Java Pricing from Value

Simon Ritter / Feb 22, 2024
Java

Oracle Java Pricing Change at One Year Is Not Much to Celebrate

Simon Ritter / Jan 23, 2024
Cloud Cost

Cloud Cost Optimization Is Hard, Java Can Help

Simon Ritter / Jan 10, 2024
Java

JDK 21 Delivers Virtual Threads, Other New Features, and Long-Term Support

Simon Ritter / Sep 28, 2023
Java

Join Azul at the Largest Java Developer Community Conference in Europe

Simon Ritter / Sep 14, 2023
Cloud Cost

Application Workloads in the Cloud Will Be the Top Choice in 2023

Simon Ritter / Jan 18, 2023
Java

Java Marketshare Will Continue to Diffuse

Simon Ritter / Jan 18, 2023
Java

Unsupported Versions of Java Are Dangerous

Simon Ritter / Oct 11, 2022
Java

JDK 19 and What Java Users Should Know About It

Simon Ritter / Sep 20, 2022
Java

Use Pattern Matching to Simplify Java

Simon Ritter / Jul 6, 2022
Java

JDK 7: The Long Hello and the Long Goodbye

Simon Ritter / Jun 22, 2022
Java

Embedded Java Lives!

Simon Ritter / Jun 9, 2022
Blog

Superfast Application Startup: Java on CRaC

Simon Ritter / May 26, 2022
Blog

A Matter of Interpretation: From Bytecodes to Machine Code in the JVM

Simon Ritter / Feb 22, 2022
Security

The Importance of Java Security Updates

Simon Ritter / Feb 17, 2022
Blog

Delivering More Java Performance with Less Administration

Simon Ritter / Feb 10, 2022
Blog

Understanding Java Compilation: From Bytecodes to Machine Code in the JVM

Simon Ritter / Jan 19, 2022
Security

Log4j Vulnerability, Libraries and OpenJDK

Simon Ritter / Dec 20, 2021
Java

What is OpenJDK?

Simon Ritter / Sep 15, 2021
Java

Which Version of Java is Popular among Developers in 2021 – Survey Results

Simon Ritter / Aug 3, 2021
Java

Eclipse Temurin: A New Distribution of OpenJDK

Simon Ritter / Aug 2, 2021
Blog

Why the Classpath Exception is So Important

Simon Ritter / Jun 10, 2021
Java

Microsoft Increases Commitment to OpenJDK

Simon Ritter / Apr 6, 2021
Java

Java 16 – JDK 16 Updates and New Features

Simon Ritter / Mar 22, 2021
Staring into my Java Snow Globe
Java

Staring Into My Java Snow Globe 2021

Simon Ritter / Jan 5, 2021
Java

Java First, Second and Now Third

Simon Ritter / Nov 13, 2020
Java

Java 15 – 64 JDK 15 New Features and APIs

Simon Ritter / Sep 29, 2020
Blog

Making Java Microservices Zing with Azul Zing

Simon Ritter / Jul 2, 2020
Java

A Quarter of a Century of Java

Simon Ritter / May 29, 2020
Java

Java: Stable, Secure and Affordable

Simon Ritter / May 20, 2020
Blog

foojay: A Place for Friends of OpenJDK

Simon Ritter / Apr 25, 2020
Java

The Notoriety of Zulu on macOS

Simon Ritter / Mar 27, 2020
Java

Java 14 – What Are the New Features of JDK 14?

Simon Ritter / Mar 19, 2020
Blog

Investing in Java by Vitruvian Partners and Lead Edge Capital

Simon Ritter / Mar 8, 2020
Java

CPU, PSU and SLA. Making Sense of TLAs for Java Updates

Simon Ritter / Jan 22, 2020
Staring Into My Java Crystal Ball 2020
Java

Staring Into My Java Crystal Ball 2020

Simon Ritter / Jan 6, 2020
Java

OpenJDK: More Speed, Less Haste

Simon Ritter / Dec 13, 2019
Java

Igniting In-Memory Performance with GridGain and Zing

Simon Ritter / Nov 22, 2019
Java

Tall, Grande or Venti Support For Your JDK

Simon Ritter / Oct 15, 2019
Java

No Longer the Applet of the Developer’s Eye

Simon Ritter / Oct 7, 2019
Java

Java 13 – 81 New Features and APIs in JDK 13

Simon Ritter / Sep 17, 2019
Blog

Zing: Delivering More Performance with Less Administration

Simon Ritter / Jul 31, 2019
Blog

Keeping Network Traffic Safe in Java 8 with TLS 1.3 Support

Simon Ritter / Jul 17, 2019
Java

More Cost Effective Support for Java on the Desktop

Simon Ritter / Jun 21, 2019
Java

Love it or Hate it, Java Continues to Evolve

Simon Ritter / Jun 10, 2019
Java

(Don’t Fear) the Java

Simon Ritter / May 28, 2019
Java

Twenty Years of Speakjava

Simon Ritter / May 20, 2019
Java

Winter is Coming For Java Updates

Simon Ritter / Apr 8, 2019