Saturday, November 17, 2007

Java SE 6 u2 Performance - 75% Better SPECjbb2005

In a recent white paper, "Java SE 6 Performance White Paper", Sun provides an overview of the new performance and scalability improvements in Java SE 6 along with various industry standard and internally developed benchmark results to demonstrate the impact of these improvements.
  • out-of-the-box SPECjbb2005 - 75% improvement
  • 100% improvement in I/O benhmark
  • 40% VolanoMark improvement
  • startup time reduced by 15%
  • memory footprint reduced by 10%
The white paper details of many of the techniques that were used to achive these performance improvemens.

SPECjbb2000 is a benchmark from the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC). The performance referenced is based on Sun internal software testing conforming to the testing methodologies listed above. See latest SPECjbb2005 results

VolanoMark™ version 2.5 is a benchmark from Volano LLC .

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