The Last Frontier in Java Performance: Remove the Garbage Collector

A new JEP draft has been filed to create a no-op garbage collector: a GC that doesn’t actually reclaim memory. This is aimed at aiding JVM implementers and researches and, to a lesser extent, ultra-performant applications that generate little to no garbag… Read more

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So why did they decide to call it Java?

We all know the story: Give away an elegant, open programming environment and the world will beat a path to your door. No sweat, no matter what you decide to call it. The people charged with establishing a brand identity for Sun's lingua franca for next-g...

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