Migrating to JRockit

Throughout this book, we will refer to the directory where the JRockit JVM is installed as JROCKIT_HOME. It might simplify things to make JROCKIT_HOME a system variable pointing to that particular path. After the installation has completed, it is a good idea to put the JROCKIT_HOME/bin directory on the path and to update the scripts for any Java applications that should be migrated to JRockit. Setting the JAVA_HOME environment variable to JROCKIT_HOME is also recommended. In most respects JRockit is a direct drop in replacement for other JVMs, but some startup arguments, for example arguments that control specific garbage collection behavior, typically differ between JVMs from different vendors. Common arguments, however, ...

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