Faster JVMs give Java a jolt

Nerney, Chris
August 1998
Network World;08/03/98, Vol. 15 Issue 31, p30
Trade Publication
Reports that according to Volano LLC tests results, Java Virtual Machines (JVM) has the potential to make server-side applications written in the programming language almost as powerful and speedy as those written in C++. Implications of the results, as it relates to programmers and Sun Microsystems, the creator of Java; Views that there is not much difference between Java and C++; Performance of JVMs on the market.


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