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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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Introducing Zulu Embedded Builds of OpenJDK

Today, Azul is launching Zulu Embedded, a new offering for developers and manufacturers in the embedded, mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) markets requiring 100% open source, customizable, reduced-footprint, and standards compliant Java SE runtimes and development solutions. WHAT IS ZULU EMBEDDED? A new OpenJDK™-based Java platform targeting Embedded, Mobile, and robust, high-function IoT designs

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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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Low latency Java in the real world – LMAX Exchange and the Zing JVM

Java hasn’t always been considered the best choice of language for low latency applications, but that’s changing fast. At QCon London this week, Mark Price (Senior Developer, LMAX Exchange) and Gil Tene (CTO, Azul Systems) jointly presented experiences and lessons learned from a long-term, real-world deployment of low latency Java. LMAX Exchange has been using

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