[CentOS] OpenJDK jvm vs Sun jvm was Re: OpenJDK vs Sun JDK

Fri Apr 16 04:10:29 UTC 2010
Christopher Chan <christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk>

On Friday, April 16, 2010 11:44 AM, Agile Aspect wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 11:03 PM, Christopher Chan
> <christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk>  wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Any comments as to Centos/RHEL 5.3's openjdk implementation versus Sun's?
> RedHat has acknowleged that Sun's JDK is faster - despite the fact
> OpenJDK is native. Since it's native, it also means it's not platform
> independent (in the sense of compile once run anywhere.)

Argh, it appears that I have gotten so used to installing the jdk, it 
does not click when all I actually want at the moment is the jvm.

How do the jvms compare?

> See the Fedora mailing list - there was discussion about a year ago.

Sun's JDK is faster eh...I guess that is sad news.