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From Gregg Wonderly <gr...@wonderly.org>
Subject Re: Real Time Java
Date Wed, 24 Feb 2010 17:07:34 GMT
For more than a decade, there has been http://www.ajile.com out doing direct 
silicon execution of Java, complete with some microcode assist.  Their web site 
now speaks more directly at a market in the JME side of things.  The first 
version of their chip did JDK1.1.8 with some hiccups in GC that took some time 
to work out.

Sun would not advertise nor support them too much for some reason. The original 
team was composed of people who left HP, Sun and other companies and bought the 
rights to the chip manufacturing from one of the companies (I've forgotten which 

Gregg Wonderly

Christopher Dolan wrote:
> Slightly off-topic:  I attended a high-level talk by Oracle last night
> about their Java strategy.  One thing they said was that they want to
> push more of the SE API down to ME and eventually eliminate ME (if I
> understood them correctly).  They also said they're working on running a
> JVM on a bare Xen hypervisor without an intervening OS.  So their
> intentions seem to be to focus on heavier platforms.  They talked just a
> tiny bit about embedded, but that certainly did not sound like a
> priority.
> However, the talk was more marketing than tech, so I'm not sure that
> this means too much.
> Too bad I didn't see this thread yesterday, or I would have asked about
> Chris
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Firmstone [mailto:jini@zeus.net.au] 
> Sent: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 10:49 PM
> To: river-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Real Time Java
> ...
> I'm looking at Sun's RTSJ and Embedded Industrial x86 at the moment. My 
> guess is that Oracle wont open it, even though Sun originally intended 
> to.  Java looks ideal for embedded.  Although at this stage I have no 
> intent of utilising Jini on real time threads.
> ...

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