Interview with Rich Sharples, Senior Director of Product Management for Middleware at Red Hat

Recent changes and what’s next for Java: “OpenJDK is the future of Java”

The confusion over the rights to use Oracle JDK vs Oracle’s OpenJDK builds vs OpenJDK builds from other providers has been hovering over us for quite some time but now that the confusion has been untangled, it’s time to focus on the things that drive Java’s future; one such example is OpenJDK. We talked to Red Hat’s Rich Sharples about Java’s future and the company’s role in all this.

Interview with Per Lidén, ZGC Lead

ZGC: Making Java a more attractive platform for a wider set of applications

The Z Garbage Collector (ZGC) was designed with the aim to remove obstacles that have previously hindered Java developers from getting access to innovations and new features. Now that the project is open source, anyone can try it out on their workloads. Let’s allow Per Liden, ZGC Lead, to tell us what’s under the hood of this new project and what’s next for ZGC.