Announcing Microsoft Build of OpenJDK

Today we are excited to announce the preview of the Microsoft Build of OpenJDK, a new Long-Term Support (LTS) distribution of OpenJDK that is open source and available for free for anyone to deploy anywhere. It includes binaries for Java 11, based on OpenJDK 11.0.10, on x64 server and desktop environments on macOS, Linux, and Windows.

A Concise Guide to Using Multiple Azure Storage Accounts from a Single Spring Boot Application

Spring projects in general are opinionated: 80-90% of use cases are handled "by default", and code is often much more concise than would be required otherwise due to Spring's preference of convention over configuration. These and other "opinions" can result in dramatically less code to write and maintain and as a result, more focused impact...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – August 2022

Hi everyone, welcome back to August update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce the AKS support and Virtual Machine support. In addition, we make some improvements for users to search for subscriptions and find our tutorials easily. We hope these features could improve your user experience. So let us get started. ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – July 2022

Hi everyone, welcome to the July update of Visual Studio Code Java. We have brought exciting updates on Lombok support as well as a few other fundamental user experience improvements. Let's get started! Lombok Support Lombok is a popular Java library that makes your coding life easier, and we have been consistently hearing from developers ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update –July 2022

Hi everyone, welcome back to the July update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce the brand new getting started experience on the Azure toolkit for IntelliJ. In addition, we have added support for Managed Identity Authentication. Let's see what these new features are. Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ Improvements New ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – June 2022

Hi everyone, welcome to the June update of Visual Studio Code Java. We have a feature-packed edition this time, including some major Spring visualization upgrade for Spring developers, user experience improvements as well as fundamental experience enhancements. Spring Boot Visualization Upgrade We have some good news for Spring developers! ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – June 2022

Hi everyone, welcome back to June update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce the new application-centric view on Azure toolkit for IntelliJ that will make the interface more user-friendly. In addition, we have added support for more Azure services. For Gradle plugins, we have some new features for Azure Web Apps and ...

Debugging a JVM Crash for LinkedIn – Part 3

Introduction Welcome to Part 3 of our investigation into a JVM crash for LinkedIn. This blog post concludes the investigation we began in Debugging a JVM Crash for LinkedIn - Part 1 and continued in Debugging a JVM Crash for LinkedIn - Part 2. In Part 2, we analyzed the core dump and the instruction where the JVM crashed to find clues as to ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – May 2022

Hi everyone, welcome to the May update of Visual Studio Code Java. In this month's update, we are going to share exciting improvements to our user experience regarding signature help and code completion as well as new Gradle features. Let's get started! Signature Help Improvement Signature Help displays the signature of a method in a tooltip...

Debugging a JVM Crash for LinkedIn – Part 2

Introduction Welcome to Part 2 of our investigation into a JVM crash for LinkedIn. This blog post continues the investigation we began in Debugging a JVM Crash for LinkedIn - Part 1. In Part 1, we analyzed the HotSpot error log file to identify the instruction where the JVM crashed. As a reminder, this series will be broken down as ...

Debugging a JVM Crash for LinkedIn – Part 1

Introduction As part of the work we do in the Java Engineering Group we provide support to many first- and third-party customers of the Microsoft Build of OpenJDK, particularly those who run Java workloads on Azure. One of our largest customers is LinkedIn. In the past couple of years our group has worked with LinkedIn to assist with their...