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Marcus Hirt is one of the founders of Appeal Virtual Machines, the company that created the Java Virtual Machine JRockit. He is currently working as Team Lead, Engineering Manager and Architect for the JRockit Mission Control team. In his spare time he enjoys coding on one of his many pet projects, composing music and scuba diving. Marcus has been an appreciated speaker on Oracle Open World, eWorld, BEAWorld, EclipseCon, Nordev and Expert Zone Developer Summit, and has contributed JRockit related articles and webinars to the JRockit community. Marcus Hirt got his M.Sc. education in computer science from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
Marcus Lagergren holds a M.Sc. in computer science from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. He has a background in computer security but has worked with runtimes since 1999. Marcus Lagergren was one of the founding members of Appeal Virtual Machines, the company that developed JRockit. Marcus has been team lead and architect for the JRockit code generators and has been involved in pretty much every other aspect of the JRockit JVM internals. Since 2007 Marcus works for Oracle on fast Virtualization technology. Marcus lives in Stockholm with his wife and two daughters. He likes power tools, heavy metal and scuba diving.
Chapter 5 gives your everything about benchmarking and tuning.
It starts with the canonical knowledge to work and understand the JVM, showing details from the most basic until the advanced topics.
Those new to the subject will still gain much from the book and can expect to refer to it as they work with Java.
This book has really impressed me. It goes into deep details of JVM and describes different approaches to various topics related to memory management, threads management, code... Read morePublished 21 months ago by mko
This book is full of information that is useful to Java programmers. While the last half of the book is specific to JRockit, the first half is good for anyone. Read morePublished on July 2, 2011 by Richard J. Wagner
This one was on my list of things to buy for quite some time. The only reason for this is simple: Oracle JRockit is one of the industry's highest performing Java Virtual Machines... Read morePublished on November 22, 2010 by M. Eisele
I have been involved in developing both the JRockit JVM and JRockit Mission Control for nine years and I am thus very familiar with the subject of this book. Read morePublished on August 9, 2010 by Noora Peura
I do manage a good deal of servers running on jRockit, and I was always wondering what jRockit does for the Permanent Generation..? Read morePublished on July 30, 2010 by Ajeet K. Sahu
The target audience for Oracle JRockit: The Definitive Guide is developers and administrators with a few years of experience working with Java installations. Read morePublished on July 21, 2010 by G. Lohr