ZGC | What's new in JDK 15

    JDK 15 was released on September 15. To celebrate the release, Oracle hosted the virtual conference Oracle Developer Live - Java, where I gave a talk titled ZGC - The Next Generation Low-Latency Garbage Collector. If you missed the event,...

    ZGC | Using -XX:SoftMaxHeapSize

    In JDK 13 we introduced a new JVM option called -XX:SoftMaxHeapSize=<size>. ZGC is so far the only garbage collector in HotSpot that supports this options, but work to also support it in G1 is ongoing. Since this option is relatively...

    ZGC | What's new in JDK 14

    Like clockwork, JDK 14 was released on March 17, six months after JDK 13. From a ZGC point of view, this was a big release since we managed to complete several important milestones and improvements towards making it a fully...

    Hello World!

    Just got this blog up and running, where I intend to primarily write about the development of OpenJDK. I hope to highlight new features and improvements, give some tuning tips, explain what’s going on inside the JVM, etc. Since I’m...