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Java Performance

Igniting In-Memory Performance with GridGain and Zing

Igniting In-Memory Performance with GridGain and Zing

  There is a simple reality in computing, which is that accessing data from memory is significantly faster than from disk. It’s just physics. Hard disk drives spin and use…

Category: Azul Zing

Zing: Delivering More Performance with Less Administration

The Zing Virtual Machine (ZVM) has been developed to address the performance-related issues that result from a managed runtime environment that is provided by the JVM. These fall into two…

Category: Azul Zing

Algos Odd Lots and Bursty Trading

Algos, Odd Lots and Bursty Trading

Corporate bond traders are following the siren song of electronic trading, according to an in-depth article in the June 15, 2018 issue of the Financial Times. Authors Robin Wigglesworth and…

Category: Azul Zing

Searching Out Performance For Apache Solr

Searching Out Performance For Apache Solr

According to the DB-Engines website, Apache Solr, is the second most popular search engine software in use today.   Since Solr is written in Java, performance will obviously be impacted by…

Category: Azul Zing

Insights on the Impact GC Has For Java users

Insights on the Impact GC Has For Java users

Earlier this week, I delivered a webinar entitled, “The Future of Garbage Collection in Java”. The premise of this session was to look at how things will change from a…

Category: Azul Zing

Performance Rendered Visual

Performance Rendered Visual

I’ve written a couple of blogs in the past about jHiccup, which is a really useful tool for looking at the performance of the platform your Java application is running…

Category: Azul Zulu

Did you have a Black Friday that was record-setting and boring

Did you have a Black Friday that was record-setting and boring?

That was the report from one of the world’s largest e-commerce sites. They worked hard to make their holiday shopping season a success, and here’s what they reported after Black…

Category: Apache Cassandra

Azul Launches Silicon Valley Java Performance Meetup

Azul Launches Silicon Valley Java Performance Meetup

Azul is launching the Silicon Valley Java Performance Meetup on Tuesday, 12 July, at the Azul Systems headquarters, 385 Moffett Park Drive, Suite 115, Sunnyvale. Azul VM Engineer, Doug Hawkins,…

Category: Events

Guest Blog
Jun 27, 2016

Heisenberg, Myoclonic Jerks of the Diaphragm and Java

Heisenberg, Myoclonic Jerks of the Diaphragm and Java

I studied physics at university and one of the hardest, but most interesting, subjects was quantum mechanics. As part of this, we studied the famous Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principal, which is…

Category: Azul Zing

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

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…

Category: Azul Zing

Guest Blog
Apr 28, 2016

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

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…

Category: Azul News

Guest Blog
Apr 28, 2016

4 Reasons Why Java is Still #1

It’s the start of 2016, which means that we’ve now finished the “20 Years of Java” celebrations. Actually, although the announcement about Java (and the HotJava browser, which did not…

Category: Azul Zing

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