Java technology, IBM style, A new era in Java technology

Highlights of the Oracle spec and IBM value-adds for performance, reliability, and serviceability

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Chris Bailey

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: April 20, 2010

The eagerly awaited final release of Java™ SE 7 is expected to include enhancements to all the major aspects of the language and the virtual machine. Both Oracle and IBM have released Early Access downloads of their respective implementations for review and feedback. In this article, Chris Bailey, architect of the Java service strategy at the IBM Java Technology Center, introduces some of the changes in store, from both the Oracle specification and the value-add that IBM provides.

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