Zing® is a JVM that is compatible and compliant with the Java SE specification. The Zing JDK is simple to install and requires no coding change to the application. Zing is optimized for Linux and x86 platforms. Zing provides ultra-low latency, high performance and consistent response times.

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System Requirements

Hardware Processors

  • Intel: Xeon server class processors released 2009 and later
  • AMD: Opteron server class processors released 2010 and later

Memory and Cores

  • Minimum
    • 32 GB or greater
    • 6 or more cores

ZRC screen shot

Zing Resource Controller Graph
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Zing Supported Platforms

  • x86: 64 bit Linux (RHEL 5.2 or later and 6.0 or later; SLES 11 sp1, sp2 and sp3; CentOS 5.2 or later and 6.0 or later; Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and 12.04 LTS; Amazon Linux AMI on 3.4.x kernel)

Zing Deployment Architectures

  • Hardware, Virtualized (VMWare/Xen/KVM), and Cloud (Amazon EC2) deployments supported

JDK Version

  • Java SE 6 and beyond, and most J2SE 5.0 apps*

*J2SE 5.0 applications that use functionality not explicitly removed in Java SE 6. For more information you can view a list of functional differences between J2SE 5.0 and Java SE 6 here and the J2SE 5.0 API spec here.