Zing Exploits LLVM for Java JIT Compiler (.PDF Download)

Azul supplies a number of different high-performance Java compilers, including Zing and Zulu (there is an embedded version of the latter). Azul’s latest offering is an updated version of Zing, codenamed Falcon, that is based on LLVM. Prior versions were based on Azul’s own compiler technology.

LLVM is an open-source compiler backend project that is used by a number of compilers, including LLVM’s own C/C++ compiler, Clang. LLVM boasts a number of advantages,

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