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Checkpointing Java from outside of Java

Christine Flood

Don't let long load times bog down your Java applications! Learn how to use Checkpoint/Restore in Userspace (CRIU) for faster startup with checkpoints.

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OpenJDK and Containers

Christine Flood

What can be done to help the OpenJDK JVM play well in the world of Linux Containers? I thought I'd start tackling this issue by answering some frequently asked questions: Why is it when I specify -Xmx=1g my JVM uses up more memory than 1gb of memory? Specifying -Xmx=1g is telling the JVM to allocate a 1gb heap. It's not telling the JVM to limit its entire memory usage to 1gb. There are card tables, code caches, and all sorts...