Intel® Accelerates Hardware and Software Performance for Server-Side Java* Applications

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Updated 9/29/2017
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Intel® contributes significantly to both software and hardware optimizations for Java*. These optimizations can deliver performance advantages for Java applications that run using the optimized Java Virtual Machine (JVM), and which are powered by Intel® Xeon® processors. Developers do not need to recompile to get the benefit of these optimizations. The capabilities are already integrated into the latest Intel® processors and the latest Java Development Kit (JDK) release.

This paper describes:

  • Key architectural advancements that benefit Java applications which run on the latest Intel Xeon processors and Intel® Xeon Phi™ processors.
  • Some of Intel’s software contributions in team efforts with Oracle* and the OpenJDK* community. The collaboration work includes enabling platform capabilities, improving performance, optimizing microarchitecture for Java applications, improved libraries, and tuning Java virtual machines (JVMs) for specific Java JVM frameworks and applications, such as Apache Hadoop* and Apache Spark*.
  • How both hardware and software optimizations can benefit your Java applications.
  • Techniques and strategies you can use to take advantage of these features

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