Microsoft buys jClarity to boost Java on Azure

Better performance, increased Java community engagement are the goals

Microsoft buys jClarity to boost Java on Azure
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With its acquisition of Java support services company jClarity, Microsoft is making a play to optimize Java workloads on its Azure cloud platform.

Microsoft calls jClarity the leading contributor to the AdoptOpenJDK project, which provides free, open source OpenJDK binaries. Microsoft has been a sponsor of AdoptOpenJDK, which has provided binaries for both Windows and Linux.