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Investing in Java by Vitruvian Partners and Lead Edge Capital

Investing in Java by Vitruvian Partners and Lead Edge Capital

Last week, Azul issued a press release announcing that London-based Vitruvian Partners and New York-based Lead Edge Capital are making a majority investment in the company. Azul’s mission has always…

Category: Azul News

Zulu Mission Control 7.1 is Generally Available

Today we are announcing the general availability of Zulu Mission Control (ZMC) release 7.1. ZMC is Azul’s build of the open source JDK Mission Control product that is used for…

Category: Azul News

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

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

Updating Java has changed. In January 2019, the last public updates (for commercial users) of both Oracle JDK 8 and the Oracle OpenJDK JDK 11 were released. Non-commercial users, for…

Category: CPU Updates

Staring Into My Java Crystal Ball 2020

Staring Into My Java Crystal Ball 2020

Happy New Year! As we enter the new decade, I decided it was time to write my now annual blog post giving my thoughts on what this year might hold…

Category: Azul Zulu

OpenJDK: More Speed, Less Haste

OpenJDK: More Speed, Less Haste

It’s now over two years since the release of JDK 9 and, with it, the switch to a time-based rather than feature-based release schedule. It seems incredible that it took…

Category: Java

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

Tall, Grande or Venti Support For Your JDK

Tall, Grande or Venti Support For Your JDK

It’s now been a little over two years since Oracle announced it was making some significant changes to the way the Java platform is developed, distributed and updated. This was…

Category: Azul Zulu

No Longer the Applet of the Developer’s Eye

No Longer the Applet of the Developer’s Eye

I recently noticed that Applets are now, to use a Monty Python analogy, the Norwegian Blue of client-side development. If you go all the way back to when Java was…

Category: Azul Zulu

81 New Features and APIs in JDK 13

We are now well into the new six-month release cadence of the JDK and, with the release of JDK 13, it is clearly working successfully. One thing that is obvious,…

Category: Java

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

How OpenJDK CPU Updates Deliver Better Security and Less Operational Risk

How OpenJDK CPU Updates Deliver Better Security and Less Operational Risk

Keeping Java production systems secure and up-to-date can be an operational challenge. There’s always a balance between disrupting operations and reducing the risk of vulnerabilities. No time is that trade-off…

Category: Azul Zulu

Keeping Network Traffic Safe in JDK 8 with TLS 1.3

Keeping Network Traffic Safe in Java 8 with TLS 1.3 Support

For those of you old enough to remember the film, Marathon Man, there’s a famous scene with the quote, “Is it safe?” Azul has just ensured that the answer to…

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