64-bit client VM

Y. Srinivas Ramakrishna y.s.ramakrishna at oracle.com
Sat Jun 25 08:51:45 PDT 2011

On 6/25/2011 4:49 AM, David Holmes wrote:
> Erik Trimble said the following on 06/25/11 20:48:
> <snip>
>> Also, it might actually simplify Oracle's support in some ways - in particular, if we had a 64-bit
>> client VM for Solaris, we could (and likely would) completely dump the 32-bit JDK/JRE on Solaris.
>> Once again, that is speculation, but I also can see it happening quite easily.
> Given I run Solaris on a x86 system (not x64) I'd be pretty peeved if that were to happen. ;-)

Going further, one could dump the "pure" client VM and just use server, given we have
tiered in place now (but off by default?) ?

-- ramki

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