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From "Leo Li" <liyilei1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Java SE 6 is available
Date Thu, 14 Dec 2006 01:35:52 GMT
 So the significant improvement on performance is showed not only in quick
startup and less resource requirement but in a long runtime. Is it more
related to the enhancement in VM?
 Besides the difference in VM, maybe we can spot out some bottlenecks in
classlib and add them to  our todo list. Aside from the stability and
compatibility, performance is another important factor to influence our
potential customers.

On 12/14/06, Stefano Mazzocchi <stefano@apache.org> wrote:
> Alexei Fedotov wrote:
> > Hello,
> > JFYI, Sun shipped the next major Java release:
> > http://java.sun.com/javase/6/.
> yes, and I got an amazing 40% speed improvement on winxp emulated inside
> parallels on macosx over java5 on the application I'm currently working
> on (some in-memory RDF manipulation library).... so much that it's
> faster to run java6 on winxp emulated than it is to run it on macosx's
> java5 (haven't tested harmony there yet, I'm waiting for the blessed
> snapshots).
> This seems to be consistent with my previous benchmarks on linux: Sun's
> java6 is perceptually faster than Sun's java5.
> --
> Stefano.

Leo Li
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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