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How Tiered Compilation works in OpenJDK

The OpenJDK HotSpot runtime system is a complex piece of software that employs several techniques to optimize the execution of Java programs on the fly. The system is composed of two different compilers, one interpreter and several different Garbage Collectors, among several other components. These compilers are orchestrated in a tiered ...