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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I was recently pointed to Gartner’s Market Guide to Application Platforms report, written by Anne Thomas and Aasish Gupta. The report takes a very negative view of Java EE to the point that I thoug…...

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