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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 cases Live Q&A Azul, Hazelcast and 451 Research will be participating in a webinar entitled “Most Powerful Java Runtime Meets Fastest In-Memory Data Grid” on…

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Four Reasons to Attend Zulu University

A while back, I spent an evening in front of a video camera putting together a four-part series explaining Zulu, the family of Java kits provided by Azul based on OpenJDK. With the video series, we were looking for a reasonable way to encapsulate everything from the Zulu product family into a few quick study…

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Java: More Typing With Less Typing

There are many things that prove divisive amongst software developers. For example, just ask a group of (more mature) developers whether they are a vi or emacs user and this will normally result in a heated discussion on the merits of both (personally, I’m a hard core vi man). Other subjects such as operator overloading…

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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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Fast C10M: MigratoryData running on Zing JVM achieves near 1 Gbps messaging to 10 million concurrent users with 15 millisecond consistent latency

By Mihai Rotaru from MigratoryData (@michelrotaru) – January 26, 2015 In our previous world-record-setting C10M benchmark, we showed that MigratoryData Server can achieve extreme high-scalability by delivering real-time messaging to 10 million concurrent users on a single 1U machine. Here, we show that MigratoryData Server can achieve simultaneously both extreme high-scalability and consistent low latency….

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Introducing Zing 15.09

Today Azul announced the general availability of Zing release 15.09. This new release of Zing®, Azul’s highly scalable Java Virtual Machine (JVM) designed for Java-based applications and systems that require consistent low latency and high scalability, includes specific optimizations for Apache Cassandra deployments and numerous other performance enhancements. Zing 15.09 also adds full support for…

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Spotex Deploys Azul Zing for Consistent Low Latency Trading

 ECN Running on Zing Delivers Competitive Advantage to Buy and Sell-Side Participants Important Highlights: • The deployment of Zing has increased performance on the Spotex ECN by 28% • Zing has eliminated latency outliers which previously exceeded 50 milliseconds every 10 minutes Earlier today we announced that Spotex, an innovative Foreign Exchange (FX) Electronic Communication…

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Azul Launches Java-based Advanced Runtime Time Management

One week ago, Azul Systems announced Zulu® Embedded, a highly tailorable, small-footprint version of Zulu, its open source build of OpenJDK. Today, Azul is leveraging this technology as a key component of its first strategic entry into the personal productivity sphere within the Internet of Things (IoT). Introducing aWatch™ an IoT-based personal appliance from Azul…

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What determines Java performance?

At the No Fluff Just Stuff (NFJS) San Diego Software Symposium this weekend, Azul VM Engineer Douglas Hawkins answers this question. He is presenting 5 sessions, covering everything from concurrency issues and Java garbage collection to how the compiler makes decisions on how to optimize and de-optimize your code and even how to measure performance….

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