JVM updates in WebSphere Application Server V8, Adaptive spinning and the lock nursery

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Michael Dawson

Date archived: January 3, 2017 | First published: November 02, 2011

This article introduces refinements to concurrency-related optimizations available in the Java™ Virtual Machine shipped with IBM® WebSphere® Application Server V8. As these optimizations are related to synchronization between threads, this discussion begins with a short introduction to synchronization concepts within the JVM, as well as existing optimizations, and then introduces two new refinements that can help to reduce memory and CPU consumption within the JVM. This content is part of the IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal.

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