What Is JVM Specification

This section describes what is JVM Specification.

What Is JVM Specification? The JVM specification is a list of detailed requirements for JVM implementations. The current version of JVM specification is "The Java® Virtual Machine Specification - Java SE 17 Edition", written by Tim Lindholm, Frank Yellin, Gilad Bracha, Alex Buckley, and Daniel Smith. You can download a PDF copy at https://docs.oracle.com/javase/specs/.

The JVM specification covers the following areas:

Table of Contents

 About This Book

JVM (Java Virtual Machine) Specification

 What Is JVM (Java Virtual Machine)

What Is JVM Specification

 JVM Architectures and Components

 Implementations of JVM 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

 Archived Tutorials


 Full Version in PDF/EPUB