Building a Java virtual machine for server applications: The Jvm on OS/390

@article{Dillenberger2000BuildingAJ,
  title={Building a Java virtual machine for server applications: The Jvm on OS/390},
  author={Donna N. Dillenberger and Rajesh R. Bordawekar and Clarence W. Clark and Donald Durand and David Emmes and Osamu Gohda and Sally Howard and Michael F. Oliver and Frank Samuel and Robert W. St. John},
  journal={IBM Syst. J.},
  year={2000},
  volume={39},
  pages={194-210}
}
As the use of the JavaTM language and virtual machines proliferates beyond the sphere of applets into the space of server programs, developers are requiring better performance, availability, and transactional and scalability features. This paper describes the work done for the Operating System/390 (OS/390®) Java virtual machine to improve performance and serviceability, to introduce security and performance enhancements, and to redesign parts of the virtual machine to enable it to run server… 

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