Downloading and Installing JRockit R28.2.7

This section provides a tutorial example on how to download and install Oracle JRockit 6 R28.2.7 on Windows systems.

To try JRockit, I followed these steps to download and install Oracle JRockit 6 R28.2.7 on my Windows 7 system:

1. Go to the JRockit download page:

2. Click the "Download" link next to "Windows x86" version.

3. Login to with Oracle Web account or register for a new account.

4. Wait for the download file, jrockit-jdk1.6.0_45-R28.2.7-4.1.0-windows-ia32.exe, to be fully transferred.

5. Double click on the downloaded file to start the installation process.

6. Check "No - Don't install Public JRE" on the installation option: "Do you want to install JRockit as the public JRE for this computer?".

7. Wait for the installation process to finish.

8. Verify the installation by running the following command:

>\progra~1\java\jrockit-jdk1.6.0_45-R28.2.7-4.1.0\bin\java -version
java version "1.6.0_45"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_45-b06)
Oracle JRockit(R)
 (build R28.2.7-7-155314-1.6.0_45-20130329-0645-windows-ia32,
 compiled mode)

If you receive the same output list above, then the installation is successful.

The output also tells us that the Java SE 1.6.0 Runtime Environment is used in JRockit R28.2.7.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 JVM (Java Virtual Machine) Specification

 Java HotSpot VM - JVM by Oracle/Sun

 java.lang.Runtime Class - The JVM Instance

 java.lang.System Class - The Operating System

 ClassLoader Class - Class Loaders

 Class Class - Class Reflections

 JVM Runtime Data Areas

 JVM Stack, Frame and Stack Overflow

 Thread Testing Program and Result

 CPU Impact of Multi-Thread Applications

 I/O Impact of Multi-Thread Applications

 CDS (Class Data Sharing)

 Micro Benchmark Runner and JVM Options

 Micro Benchmark Tests on "int" Operations

 Micro Benchmark Tests on "long" Operations

 Micro Benchmark Tests in JIT Compilation Mode

 Micro Benchmark Tests on "float" and "double" Operations

 OpenJ9 by Eclipse Foundation

JRockit JVM 28.2.7 by Oracle Corporation

 What Is JRockit JVM?

Downloading and Installing JRockit R28.2.7

 Running Java Programs on JRockit R28.2.7

 Memory Footprint of JRockit R28.2.7

 What Is JRockit Mission Control?

 Running JRockit Mission Control

 What JRockit Management Console

 JRockit Management Console on HotSpot JVM

 Archived Tutorials


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