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Microsoft JDConf 2024 Announces Keynote Speaker and Breakout Sessions – Java, Cloud and AI

Microsoft JDConf 2024 is just around the corner, making it the go-to event for Java developers everywhere. With 21 sessions, more than 10 hours of live streaming content, and even more to watch on-demand from March 27 to 28, this conference is your free ticket to the latest in Java technology, best practices, and what is next. Whether you are...

Meet the First Round of Speakers for Microsoft JDConf 2024: Where Java, Cloud, and AI Come Together

We are excited to announce the initial lineup of speakers for Microsoft JDConf 2024, the highly anticipated virtual Java developer conference. This event, scheduled for March 27-28, 2024, will bring together the realms of Java, Cloud, and AI. JDConf is poised to be a center for the latest in technology, offering opportunities for all ...

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 ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – April 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the April update of Java on Azure Tooling. Let’s talk about our investments for the next few months of Java on Azure Developer Tools. In this update, we will also introduce Azure Service Bus Support and Guided Getting Started Enhancement with Azure Spring Apps Sample. We hope you like these features and enjoy the ...

End to End Java on Azure, Episode 1: Introduction and Context

I’m excited to announce an idea that that came to me late last year and that I’m making official now: over the next several weeks, I’ll be building – and sharing – a distributed system of applications to show off some incredibly cool and useful things developers can do with Spring Boot, Java, and various parts of the Azure ecosystem...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – February 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the February update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce the enhancement for Azure Container Apps and Azure Monitoring Support in IntelliJ IDEA. To get these new features, please download and install the Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ. We hope you enjoy these features, and let’s get started. ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – September 2022

Hi everyone, welcome back to September update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce the Azure Cosmos DB Support, and Azure Virtual Machine Enhancement. In addition, we have made some improvements for users to create/update the dependencies with Azure SDK Reference Book. Please download and install the Azure Toolkit for ...

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 ...

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 is broken down as follows...