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From "Caldarale, Charles R" <Chuck.Caldar...@unisys.com>
Subject RE: Performance for many small requests
Date Sat, 03 Sep 2011 16:52:55 GMT
> From: Darius D. [mailto:darius.ski@gmail.com] 
> Subject: Re: Performance for many small requests

> in my opinion using 64bit JVM with such a small
> heap is only needed if performance testing shows
> gains versus 32bit JVM.

The main advantage of using a 64-bit JVM is the increased number of registers available in
the x86-64 architecture, which can result in vastly reduced memory references.  Whether or
not that's important to overall performance is highly dependent on the application, of course.

 - Chuck


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