Recap of 2018 Lightning Talks

Given that we are still in January, its not too late for some well-earned retrospection.  Last year was a busy year for the OpenJ9 project, expanding platform coverage and delivering loads of new features through many releases.  During all of that great technical progress, the team still managed to find time for some technical sharing. …

Welcome OpenJ9 Release 0.10.0 featuring OpenJDK11!

Great news!  Eclipse OpenJ9 0.10.0 release ushers in OpenJDK11 with Eclipse OpenJ9, a Long-term support (LTS) Release in the new accelerated cadence of version releases.  The easiest way for you to try it out, is by downloading either: Pre-built JDK11 with OpenJ9 binaries (from AdoptOpenJDK) OpenJDK11 with OpenJ9 Docker images (from Docker hub) The Eclipse OpenJ9 0.10.0…

Release 0.9.0 is now available!

Time for a little celebration, with all the hard-working and dedicated people that contributed to the OpenJ9 0.9.0 Release (source).   Binaries are now available for download at AdoptOpenJDK: OpenJDK 8 with OpenJ9 0.9.0  (compliant JCK-certified binaries, functional/regression/system/jck tested) OpenJDK 9 with OpenJ9 0.9.0 for posterity, no future releases (feature complete, functional/regression/system tested) OpenJDK 10 with OpenJ9 0.9.0 (feature complete,…

TestKitGen: One Framework to Rule Them All

Apologies in advance, during this brief overview of the test framework that drives the testing of JVMs at OpenJ9 and AdoptOpenJDK projects, I may occasionally lapse into Tolkienesque references. One of our OpenJ9 developers and expert in all things ‘TestKitGen’-related, Renfei Wang delivers a brief overview of TestKitGen that conveys essential information for any developer needing to…

OpenJ9 Lightning Talk Series

At the beginning of many of our Eclipse OpenJ9 community calls (book it in your calendar now!), we have started presenting lightning talks on various topics. Lightning Talks: Verbose JIT logs: Mark Stoodley – Apr 23, 2018 Intro to AOT & verbose AOT logs: Mark Stoodley – May 9, 2018 Upcoming: Metronome GC: Aleks Micic…