Results of first-ever JVM server benchmark revealed

New benchmarking tool used to rank Java virtual machine server performance

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  • The 1.0 release of VolanoMark, a benchmark for evaluating a Java Virtual Machine for use in a server environment -- especially one characterized by long lasting connections. http://www.volano.com/mark.html
  • The source code to a simple Java TCP/IP client which bounces messages back and forth between a Java echo server. http://www.volano.com/Client.java
  • The source code to a simple Java TCP/IP echo server. http://www.volano.com/Server.java
  • Java Development Kit, the latest 1.1 version of the Java reference release from JavaSoft. http://java.sun.com/products/jdk/1.1/
  • The latest Java Virtual Machine implementation specially optimized for the Solaris operating system. http://www.sun.com/solaris/java/
  • Java-Linux Porting Project -- the port of Sun's Java Development Kit from The Blackdown Organization. http://www.blackdown.org/java-linux.html
  • IBM Centre for Java Technology. IBM's port of Sun's Java Development Kit to IBM's various operating systems. http://ncc.hursley.ibm.com/javainfo/download/index.html
  • Microsoft's port of Sun's Java Development Kit to Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0. http://www.microsoft.com/java/
  • CaffeineMark Benchmark test suite from Pendragon Software. The CaffeineMark applet used to judge general Java performance in a Web browser environment. http://www.webfayre.com/
  • Java Ports -- A list of Java virtual machines for many different hardware platforms. http://java.sun.com/cgi-bin/java-ports.cgi
  • An insightful article from JavaWorld's sister publication, SunWorld discusses the benchmark results. http://www.sun.com/sunworldonline/swol-12-1997/swol-12-volano.html
  • How much of an impact do benchmark scores have in determining the Java implementation you choose? Speak your mind in our latest reader poll. http://nigeria.wpi.com/cgi-bin/gwpoll/gwpoll/ballot.html
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