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Azul Systems, Inc., a privately held company, develops runtime platforms for executing Java-based applications. Founded in March 2002, Azul Systems is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with offices in Slough, United Kingdom; Tokyo, Japan and Bangalore, India. Wikipedia.

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News Article | June 28, 2017
Site: globenewswire.com

Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that it was named as a 2017 Top Workplace by the San Jose Mercury News / Bay Area News Group. Azul was among 95 companies that have been recognized as "Top Workplaces" based purely on surveys about the workplaces that were completed by their employees. The full list can be found here: http://www.topworkplaces.com/frontend.php/regional-list/list/bayarea. “We've always recognized that great products are built by great people working in a healthy, positive work environment and corporate culture,” said Scott Sellers, Azul Systems President and CEO. “Being named among the Bay Area News Group Top Workplaces 2017 is both heartwarming and humbling because that honor only comes as a result of direct employee feedback. I am extremely thankful to everyone on the Azul team in continuing to make Azul a great company.” With this award, the Azul Systems team continues its five-year Top Workplaces "winning streak." Top Workplaces was launched in 2006 and recognizes good employers on 30 regional lists and one national list. The evaluations for the list are based purely on employee opinions, which are gathered through the WorkplaceDynamics employee survey. For more information on Top Workplaces, visit: http://www.topworkplaces.com/about.php Azul Systems, the industry's only company exclusively focused on Java and the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), builds fully supported, certified standards-compliant Java runtime solutions that bring the power of Java to the enterprise, the embedded community and the IoT. Zing is a JVM designed for enterprise Java applications and workloads that require any combination of low latency, high transaction rates, large working memory, and/or consistent response times. Zulu is Azul's certified, freely available open source build of OpenJDK. Cost-effective Zulu Enterprise subscriptions extend OpenJDK support to Java-based businesses who prefer open source solutions. Zulu Embedded is Azul's 100% open source build of OpenJDK for Intel, ARM, and PowerPC -based designs that require custom configurations and long support life cycles. For additional information, visit www.azul.com. Azul Systems, the Azul Systems logo, Zulu, Zing and ReadyNow! are registered trademarks. Java and OpenJDK are trademarks of Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliated companies in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective holders. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/da8791b5-10a4-4bd7-b438-bd329125b5e9


SUNNYVALE, CA, Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced the immediate availability of Zulu builds of OpenJDK supporting the Java SE 9 standard. All Zulu builds are tested using the OpenJDK Community Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK) and certified by Azul, and are free to download and use without restrictions. Azul also offers cost-effective Zulu Enterprise support plans for enterprises who prefer to deploy open source technologies and require timely Java security updates and bug fixes along with 24 x 7 x 365 access to Azul’s Support organization. As with all prior versions of Zulu, the Java SE 9 GA release supports all major Linux distros, desktop & server versions of Windows, and macOS across public, private and hybrid clouds and various virtualization and container technologies. “We’ve successfully migrated from Oracle HotSpot to Zulu Enterprise and have been very pleased with the results,” said Attila Bukta, Director of OMS Service Reliability Engineering at Workday, Inc. “We’ve seen identical Java application performance, received timely security updates, and the open source nature of Zulu has enabled us to reduce our ongoing JDK/JVM support costs. Azul also fixed a long-standing JVM bug that had been dogging our operations team for years, demonstrating Azul’s expertise in triaging and fixing problems and the quality of their support and engineering teams.” “Over the past 4 years Zulu has emerged as a leading candidate for Java developers and devops teams who prefer open source,” said John Abbott, Founder and Research Vice President at 451 Research. “Zulu, our tested and certified builds of OpenJDK, is trusted and adopted by users ranging from Global 1000 enterprises to early-stage startups and we are pleased to now add certified support for Java 9”, said Scott Sellers, president and CEO of Azul Systems. “In a world where unpatched open source software is considered an existential risk, choosing Zulu Enterprise enables enterprises to access timely access to new releases, security updates and bug fixes, along with long-term support for older versions of Java going back to Java 6, all verified Java SE compliant and all backed by the world’s best support organization exclusively focused on Java and the Java runtime.” To learn more about Zulu and Zulu Enterprise, visit https://www.azul.com/zulu . Certified builds of Zulu are available for free download (no registration required) at https://www.azul.com/zulu/download Azul Deputy CTO and Java Champion Simon Ritter has blogged on Java 9 extensively. Recent posts include: https://www.azul.com/jdk-9-xxtra-command-line-options/ and https://www.azul.com/jdk-9-pitfalls-for-the-unwary/. Simon’s posts can be found at www.azul.com/blog. For a complete list of new features in Java SE 9 and OpenJDK, visit the OpenJDK project website at http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk9. Azul Systems, the industry's only company exclusively focused on Java and the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), builds fully supported, certified standards-compliant Java runtime solutions that bring the power of Java to the enterprise, the embedded community and the IoT. Zing is a JVM designed for server-based Java workloads. Zulu is Azul's certified, freely available open source build of OpenJDK for Java-based businesses who prefer fully-supported open source technology Zulu Embedded is Azul's 100% open source custom OpenJDK offering for Intel, ARM and PowerPC-based designs. For additional information, visit https://www.azul.com Azul Systems, the Azul Systems logo, Zulu, Zing and ReadyNow! are registered trademarks. Java and OpenJDK are trademarks of Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliated companies in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective holders. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/26fca4f7-5e13-4c99-9918-b8160564a06f


News Article | September 12, 2017
Site: globenewswire.com

SUNNYVALE, CA, Sept. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SUNNYVALE, Calif., – September 12, 2017 – Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that Nexoforge™, a team of industry innovators behind an Industrial IoT embedded platform targeting Inductive Automation’s Ignition as an appliance for integrators and end users, will be leveraging Azul’s Zulu Embedded open source Java platform to further enhance the performance of Nexoforge's Industrial IoT gateway. Nexoforge's flexible, out-of-the-box automated, edge-of-network devices that are already known for superior speed, intelligence, and dynamic flexibility with no need for manual maintenance will stay ahead of increased demands and decrease costs, all while running on Java, which is considered one of the integral aspects of IIoT. “As organizations make their journey to IIoT, they need a robust platform for their business-critical applications. The integration with Azul Systems was an obvious choice for us, and allows customers to confidently deploy into production environments using Azul’s Zulu Embedded open source Java platform. We are excited to deploy Zulu Embedded and are looking forward to the benefits that our customers will realize by way of performance and savings.” said Terry Dingwall, CEO of Nexoforge. “The IoT market is advancing by leaps and bounds, and especially in the Industrial IoT we are seeing an incredible amount of activity and product innovation,” said Scott Sellers, Azul Systems president and CEO. “We are pleased to see Zulu Embedded continue to be deployed widely in this high growth market segment, and clearly a certified, open source Java runtime platform with the industry’s best commercial support is an important component.” To learn more about Zulu Embedded, visit www.azul.com/zulu-embedded. Development builds of Zulu are available for free download at: http://www.azul.com/downloads/zulu-embedded/. Azul Systems, the industry's only company exclusively focused on Java and the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), builds fully supported, certified standards-compliant Java runtime solutions that bring the power of Java to the enterprise, the embedded community and the IoT. Zing is a JVM designed for enterprise Java applications and workloads that require any combination of low latency, high transaction rates, large working memory, and/or consistent response times. Zulu is Azul's certified, freely available open source build of OpenJDK. Cost-effective Zulu Enterprise subscriptions extend OpenJDK support to Java-based businesses who prefer open source solutions. Zulu Embedded is Azul's 100% open source build of OpenJDK for Intel and ARM-based processors that require custom configurations and long support life cycles. For additional information, visit www.azul.com Azul Systems, the Azul Systems logo, Zulu, Zing and ReadyNow! are registered trademarks. Java and OpenJDK are trademarks of Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliated companies in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective holders. Nexoforge™ is a team of industry innovators dedicated to IIoT computing and interoperability. Our mission is to bridge the modern enterprise and IIoT computing worlds by bringing platforms targeting Inductive Automation’s Ignition as an appliance. The Nexoforge embedded platform is designed and built specifically as an Ignition appliance and allows users to deploy a gateway without the headaches of traditional manual maintenance. This solves many reliability and security concerns, and makes it easier / more cost effective to maintain existing deployments. For additional information, visit www.nexoforge.com A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/d0b84d13-40ce-4fec-a1eb-698b82c07c4d


Indicating usage in a system includes implementing a performance counter associated with one or more hardware threads; counting events associated with the one or more hardware threads to determine an event count; deriving an initial measure of usage of a processor core associated with the one or more hardware threads based at least in part on the event count; applying a corrective function to modify the initial measure of usage and determine a modified measure of usage, wherein the modified measure of usage has a value that is different from and not equivalent to the initial measure of usage; and outputting an indication of a processor usage, the indication being based at least in part on the modified measure of usage.


Patent
Azul Systems | Date: 2013-04-25

Memory management includes identifying a region of virtual memory to be reclaimed, the region including an object that is currently located at an original virtual memory location, and the region being supported by at least a portion of a memory resource; relocating the object from the original virtual memory location to a target virtual memory location; releasing the portion of the memory resource so that the portion of memory resource can be reused; and after the portion of the memory resource is released, replacing a reference of the object that points to the original virtual memory location with a reference of the object that points to the target virtual memory location.


Patent
Azul Systems | Date: 2011-09-07

Handling a virtual method call includes extracting, from a pointer to an object, an identifier associated with the class of the object, the pointer to the object being associated with the virtual method call, and the identifier being embedded within the pointer; using the identifier to obtain a virtual method table, including locating a first entry in a class identifier table mapping a plurality of class identifiers to a corresponding plurality of class data, the first entry being associated with the identifier and comprising the virtual method table or a pointer used to obtain the virtual method table; locating a second entry in the virtual method table, the second entry being associated with the virtual method call; and jumping to an address associated with the second entry to execute code at the address.


Patent
Azul Systems | Date: 2010-10-22

Detecting a race condition is disclosed. An indication of a store operation to a memory address is received. An identifier of the memory address is stored. The identifier is used to detect an occurrence of a memory operation that is not associated with a previous ordering operation.


Patent
Azul Systems | Date: 2011-06-09

Determining a class of an object is disclosed. A pointer of the object is obtained. One or more bits that are not implemented as address bits are extracted from the pointer. The one or more bits are interpreted as an identifier of the class of the object. The class of the object is determined to correspond to the identifier.


Patent
Azul Systems | Date: 2013-08-09

Preempting the execution of a thread is disclosed. Preempting includes receiving an indication that a preemption of the thread is desired and context switching the thread out at a thread safe point in the event that a thread safe point is reached.


News Article | February 15, 2017
Site: www.marketwired.com

Azul's Deputy CTO and Java Champion Simon Ritter to give insights into how to best use Azul Zing JVM with Docker to build and deploy applications that have the fastest, pauseless performance SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - February 13, 2017) - Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that Simon Ritter, Deputy CTO of Azul Systems and officially recognized Java Champion will be conducting a webinar, taking place on February 15, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. pacific/ 2:00 p.m. eastern, as well as February 15, 2017 10:00 GMT/11:00 ECT for audiences in EMEA: WHAT: Live Webinar: Performant Java Microservices with Docker and Zing Azul Zing JVM combined with Docker can be used to build and deploy applications that have excellent performance, eliminating the problems of long garbage collection pauses. Zing can also deliver fast adaptive compilation warm-up using ReadyNow. This 30-minute webinar will review: Azul Systems, the industry's only company exclusively focused on Java and the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), builds fully supported, certified standards-compliant Java runtime solutions that bring the power of Java to the enterprise, the embedded community and the IoT. Zing is a JVM designed for enterprise Java applications and workloads that require any combination of low latency, high transaction rates, large working memory, and/or consistent response times. Zulu is Azul's certified, freely available open source build of OpenJDK with a variety of flexible enterprise and embedded support options, including custom configurations for embedded and IoT use cases. For additional information, visit www.azul.com. Azul Systems, the Azul Systems logo, Zulu, Zing and ReadyNow! are registered trademarks. Java and OpenJDK are trademarks of Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliated companies in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective holders.

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