64-bit client VM

Paul Hohensee paul.hohensee at oracle.com
Sat Jun 25 12:30:58 PDT 2011

Making tiered the default is on the list of things to do.  As Ramki implies,
when that happens, we expect there not to be much call for a pure 64-bit
client jvm.  And there might indeed be little call for a 32-bit jvm on
Solaris-x64 systems at that point.


On 6/25/11 11:51 AM, Y. Srinivas Ramakrishna wrote:
> 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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