Azul Systems looks to up Java performance with the introduction of Falcon, a just-in-time compiler to be featured in the company’s Zing Java runtime.Based on the LLVM compiler platform, designed for server workloads, and optimized for recent Intel and AMD architectures, Falcon bests Oracle’s HotSpot Java platform by anywhere from 5 to 250 percent in production performance, depending on the application, according to Azul.
It becomes the default compiler in the 17.03 release of Zing, which also features the Zing C4 garbage collector.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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