About Java and the JDK
Investigate Java, OpenJDK and its key capabilities, foundations, and evolution
JDK 17 - Long Term Support and Great New Features
With the release of JDK 17, we now have a new long-term support (LTS) version of the Java platform, ready to deploy in production.
Cloud Native Compilation: Bringing JVMs into the Modern Cloud World
Across the industry, companies are trying to rein in runaway cloud costs by squeezing more carrying capacity out of the instances they run in the cloud. Especially in the Java space, developers...
What Does The JVM Garbage Collector Really Do
A webinar presented by Java Champion Simon Ritter and moderated by Charles Humble, Editor-in-Chief at Container Solutions.
Log4j Vulnerability, Libraries and OpenJDK
Anyone who works in IT will, by now, be acutely aware of the critical security vulnerability that was revealed in the Log4J library last week. It’s even being reported in mainstream media with...
What is OpenJDK?
I talk to many people about how they use Java, and I find there is a high level of misunderstanding about what OpenJDK is. The idea of this post is to provide a clear description of what OpenJDK...
JDK 17 - Get Ready for the Next LTS Java
Azul/Payara Webinar: JDK 17 - Get Ready for the Next LTS Java
Benchmarking Renaissance on OpenJDK and Azul Platform Prime
The Renaissance Suite is an increasingly popular Java benchmark and one of the many benchmarks that Azul uses internally to measure performance of Azul Platform Prime from release to release and...
Three Tips to Make it Easy to Migrate from Oracle
SEEBURGER Business Integration Suite Runs on Java Powered by the Azul Platform.
Java 16 – JDK 16 Updates and New Features
How time flies! Even in these extraordinary times, it seems hard to believe another six months have passed, and we now have a new release of the JDK. As usual, I will summarise all the new...
What's New in JDK 16
Java Champion Simon Ritter explains which new features are included in JDK 16.
The 3 Hidden Risks of Unsupported, Free Java
It’s been more than 2 years since Oracle required subscription-based licensing for Java 8 and 11 support, the versions in production by the majority of Java users. Throughout this realignment,...
How Your JDK Impacts DevOps Workflows
How your choice of JDK can impact your development and DevOps workflows.
Staring Into My Java Snow Globe 2021
Happy New Year, everyone! For the last few years, I’ve written a blog post at the start of each year with my predictions for what will happen in the following twelve months focused on Java. Now...
The Hidden Risks of Unsupported Java
Learn about security, compliance and redistribution risks of unsupported Java, and how support negates those risks and adds value.
JDK 15: The Latest New Features in Java
In this webinar, Java Champion Simon Ritter reviews the latest new features in Java 15, what they are and how they are used.
Java First, Second and Now Third
Measuring the popularity of programming languages is never going to be simple. We often see the results of surveys that have been conducted by various companies or organisations that seem... The...
A Quarter of a Century of Java
February 12th, 1996. This is a significant date for me personally since it was the day I started work at Sun Microsystems as a Solaris Systems Engineer...
JDK 14 - Lots of New Java Features
An exploration of the changes to the language, in the form of records and pattern matching, as well as some of the 69 new API elements in JDK 14.
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... The post...