Azul News

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 Friday 2016: “We had an awesome and a BORING holiday. Yes, I said BORING, which is what me and my team worked really hard for.

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Azul Systems Announces Zulu OpenJDK Support for Windows Server 2016

Earlier today we made the following announcement, aligned with the Windows Server 2016 launch at this week’s Microsoft Ignite. Highlights of the announcement: Azul’s Zulu Enterprise now includes 100% open source, certified builds of OpenJDK with support for Windows Server 2016 Ideal for organizations and developers that prefer open source and want the peace of

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Zulu Embedded (OpenJDK) for ARM v7 and 32-bit v8 is ready for download

On July 28 we announced the general availability of Zulu Embedded (OpenJDK) for ARM v7 and 32-bit v8 designs. We also announced our embedded processor roadmap for the next 6 months, which includes ARM (32 and 64-bit), Intel X64 (32 and 64-bit), PowerPC and MIPS processors. Fully-supported Zulu Embedded builds of OpenJDK for 32-bit ARM

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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 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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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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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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A Game Changer for Java on ARM32

By Kevin Lee Senior Director, Marketing and Product Management at Azul Systems Today at Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany, we’ve made a major announcement on Java availability for ARM32. Zulu Embedded, Azul’s build of OpenJDK, now supports ARM32. This is a major milestone for everyone who has been trying to or wanted to use Java on

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Focusing on 10 Years of Jfokus

  Last week was the Jfokus Developer Conference in Stockholm, Sweden, which was celebrating its tenth anniversary. Unlike some conferences, Jfokus has a “two year rule,” which means that you can present in two consecutive years, but not for a third. As such, I think I have been to most of the ten conferences, but not

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