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Blog Archive for sdo during July 2007

Today, Sun officially announced SPECjAppServer 2004 scores on our Sun Java Application Server 9.1, which (as you no doubt know) is the productized version of the open-source Glassfish V2 project. We've previously submitted results for SJSAS 9.0 (aka Glassfish V1), which at the time we were quite proud of: they were the only SPECjAppServer scores based on an open-source application server, and...
One of those lesser-known features of Java is that it contains two different bytecodes for switch statements: a generic switch statement, and an (allegedly more optimal) table-driven switch statement. The compiler will automatically generate one or the other of these statements depending on the values in the switch statement: the table-driven statement is used when the switch values are close to...