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How to Choose the Right Java Partner for Less Cost, Better Support

As Java turned 25 in May 2020, it was going through changes which had nothing to do with the pandemic but everything to do with Oracle. Until 2019, Oracle allowed…

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Java: Stable, Secure and Affordable

Java continues to vie for first place as the most popular platform for software development in the world.  The power of the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) extends the platform’s appeal…

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foojay: A Place for Friends of OpenJDK

Java is a well-maintained development and deployment platform.  Through the OpenJDK project, regular updates to production releases follow a traditionally established schedule.  On a specific Tuesday in January, April, July…

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What's New In JDK14 Latest Release? 80 New Features & APIs

What’s New In JDK 14 Latest Release? 80 New Features & APIs

Well, another six months have passed, and we have another release of Java, this one pretty packed with exciting new features.  It is, therefore, time for another blog post trying…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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Keeping Network Traffic Safe in JDK 8 with TLS 1.3

Keeping Network Traffic Safe in JDK 8 with TLS 1.3

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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Love it or Hate it, Java Continues to Evolve

Love it or Hate it, Java Continues to Evolve

TechRepublic recently published an article about languages that developers love and those that they hate. This produced an interesting set of results since Java was the third most loved language…

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