ARM and Oracle to optimise Java SE multi-core systems

July 23, 2013 // By Julien Happich
Entering into a multi-year agreement, ARM and Oracle plan to further optimise the existing Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) for ARM 32-bit platforms and to add Java SE support for ARMv8 64-bit platforms.

This agreement will focus on delivering throughput and efficient scalability for ARM-based multi-core systems. This will also benefits emerging applications in the machine-to-machine (M2M) market, such as industrial control, factory automation and single-board computers, where energy-efficient ARM technology is increasingly being deployed.

Oracle's Java Virtual Machine (JVM) is a critical component for high-throughput Java applications used in enterprise servers and embedded systems and helps to increase the performance of ARM-based multi-core systems. Additional areas for co-operation include improving boot-up performance, power savings and library optimization – all of which are essential for designs used in the enterprise and embedded markets.