JVM Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - v5.11, by Dr. Herong Yang
What Is JRockit JVM?
This section describes what is JRockit - A Java VM (Virtual Machine) developed by Oracle.
What Is JRockit JVM? JRockit JVM was originally developed by Appeal Virtual Machines and acquired by BEA Systems in 2002, became part of Oracle Fusion Middleware in 2008. Here is how Oracle describes JRockit JVM:
The JRockit JVM is a high-performance JVM developed to ensure reliability, scalability, manageability, and flexibility for Java applications. The JRockit JVM provides improved performance for Java applications deployed on Intel 32-bit (Xeon) and 64-bit (Xeon and SPARC) architectures at significantly lower costs to the enterprise. Further, it is the only enterprise-class JVM optimized for Intel architectures, providing seamless interoperability across multiple hardware and operating system configurations. The JRockit JVM enables your Java applications to run optimally on Windows and Linux operating systems (both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures). The JRockit JVM is especially well-suited for running Oracle WebLogic Server.
One very interesting feature of JRockit is that it comes with JRockit Mission Control which provides the following tools:
The current release of Oracle JRockit is Oracle JRockit 6 R28.2.7, compatible with JDK 1.6.
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