What's the difference between Azul Zulu and Azul Zing?

All are JVMs and are available not only for the latest OpenJDK major LTS version 21 but also for earlier major versions like 8.

Azul Zing's typical use cases are applications with requirements regarding low latency response time or huge heap sizes in the range of hundreds of GBytes up to a maximum of 20 TBytes or both combined. It is limited to Linux x86 64 bit and Linux arm64. Azul Zing includes its own pauseless Garbage Collection implementation (C4) and its own JIT compiler implementation (Falcon).

Azul Zulu covers more general use cases as it is mainly OpenJDK with its Garbage Collectors like CMS GC, G1 GC, Parallel GC and the Hotspot JIT. It is available for a large variety of CPU architectures and Operating Systems from servers over desktops to embedded systems.

Further details:

Add Comment



Please sign in to leave a comment.

Was this article helpful?
2 out of 2 found this helpful