Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 23rd Jan 2007 18:58 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Java IBM has released an SDK for Java 6. Product binaries are available for Linux on x86 and 64-bit AMD, and AIX for PPC for 32- and 64-bits. In addition to supporting the Java SE 6 Platform specification, the new SDK also focuses on, Data sharing between Java Virtual Machines, Enhanced diagnostics information, Operating system stack backtraces, Updated jdmpview tool, platform stability, and performance.
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I will stick with the Sun JVM...
by Kokopelli on Wed 24th Jan 2007 00:23 UTC
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But the IBM SDK does have some advantages beyond speed. The use and expansion of PermGenSpace is much better than in the Sun SDK or GCJ. This is not a bog deal for client apps, but heavy lifting J2EE servers, especially portal servers, can really cause the Sun JDK heartburn.

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