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Azul Systems(R) CTO Gil Tene to Deliver Presentation and Workshop at JVM Language Summit 2014

"StructuredArray and ObjectLayout" Session Targets Object-level Performance Enhancements

SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/08/14 -- Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime innovation, today announced that CTO and co-founder Gil Tene will present and host a workshop during the JVM Language Summit from 28-30 July, 2014. Designed as an open technical collaboration among language designers, compiler writers, tool builders, runtime engineers, and VM architects, the Summit will be held at Oracle's Santa Clara campus.

The Summit is a series of technical presentations and conversations about programming languages and the JVM, with talks by numerous visiting language experts, OpenJDK engineers, and other Java luminaries.

Mr. Tene's presentation on 'StructuredArray and ObjectLayout' will describe a new Java package that can deliver C-like performance for memory layout and access speed using normal Java objects. Designed to allow future JVMs to better optimize memory layout and access speed without making changes to the Java language itself, the ObjectLayout package expresses specifically useful memory layout and related execution semantics that can be leveraged by JVMs to provide optimized behaviors that are not directly expressible in the Java language. Tene's new workshop on 'StructuredArray - Contained Objects in the Heap' will examine the key implementation options for deriving speed and memory layout benefits of ObjectLayout's StructuredArray constructs in future JVM versions, including simple options for adding contained object layout capability to the various existing Garbage Collection mechanisms used by various JVMs.


                                                                            
WHO:      Gil Tene, CTO, Azul Systems                                       
                                                                            
WHAT:     StructuredArray and ObjectLayout - Presentation                   
          Date/Time: Tuesday, July 29 at 14:45 PM                           
                                                                            
          StructuredArray - Workshop                                        
          Date/Time: Wednesday, July 30 at 11:45 AM                         
                                                                            
WHERE:    JVM Language Summit 2014                                          
          Oracle Santa Claus Campus, 4040 Palm Drive, Santa Clara 95054.    
                                                                            
WHEN:     July 28-30, 2014                                                  
                                                                            

For additional information or to register for the event, please visit www.registration.jvmlangsummit.com.

For more information on Azul and its products, please visit www.azulsystems.com.

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Azul Systems, the industry's only company exclusively focused on Java and the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), builds fully supported, standards-compliant Java runtime solutions that help enable the real time business. Zing is a JVM designed for enterprise Java applications and workloads that require any combination of low latency, high transaction rates, large working memory, and/or consistent response times. Zulu is Azul's freely available open source JVM based on OpenJDK, and Azul provides high-quality commercial support options with its Zulu Enterprise offering. For additional information, visit: www.azulsystems.com.

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