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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...

Join us at Microsoft JDConf 2022

Join us for the second Microsoft JDConf event on May 4-5, 2022. JDConf is a virtual, Java focused conference where developers can come together to share interesting topics and stay engaged. Learn about the latest cloud development trends, best practices, tips, tricks, and more.

Additions and Updates to Microsoft Build of OpenJDK

Today we are excited to share two new additions to the Microsoft Build of OpenJDK family of LTS (Long Term Support) binaries: OpenJDK 11 and OpenJDK 17 binaries for Alpine Linux, and OpenJDK 11 for macOS on Apple Silicon. Other platforms have also been updated to the latest versions of OpenJDK following the tags 11.0.14 and 17.0.2. As ...

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.

How to Tell Time in Java’s Garbage Collection

Introduction As I wrap up my internship with Microsoft this summer, I have discovered the value in being confused. The more I learned, the more some things became clearer and the more other things became cloudier. In the end, I am left with a headache of confusion on how to tell time, something I thought I mastered in 2nd grade. Three months ...