This chapter defines three categories of large-scale Java platforms.
• Category 1: Large number of Java Virtual Machines (JVMs) (100s-1000s of JVMs)
• Category 2: Smaller number of JVMs with large heap sizes
• Category 3: A combination of category 1 consuming data from category 2.
In addition, the chapter discusses various trends and outlines technical considerations to help you understand the range of technical issues associated with designing large-scale Java platforms.
Based on field interactions with customers, large-scale Java platforms typically fall into three main categories, as follows:
• Category 1: This category is distinguished by its large ...