CNET News.com: IBM adds speed to Java machine

“IBM pepped up the Java world today with a free virtual machine
for Windows, a technology the company says injects some much-needed
speed into Java technology.”

“The product, while free, is being released as part of IBM’s
effort to boost e-commerce, a market on which IBM has staked much
of it product line, said Jason Woodard of IBM’s Java technical
marketing program. The virtual machine is aimed at the server
market, where IBM as well as Java creator Sun Microsystems believe
Java will help ease the task of setting up sophisticated online

“IBM also is working on a Linux port of WebSphere, which
currently uses the Blackdown Java/Linux technology. IBM is still
evaluating whether to bring its own JVM technology to Linux, he


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