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Nicholas Jordan
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What is Java HotSpot ?


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Ernest Friedman-Hill
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It's Sun's name for their dynamic-recompiling execution engine; the core of Sun's JVM implementation.


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Sidd Kulk
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Originally posted by Ernest Friedman-Hill:
It's Sun's name for their dynamic-recompiling execution engine; the core of Sun's JVM implementation.


Well, that wasn't very comprehensible to a beginner.
Jesper de Jong
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If you have a simple "What is..." question, you can almost always get your question answered very quickly by typing it into Google: Google: "What is Java HotSpot?". These answers look useful:

HotSpot (Wikipedia)
Java SE HotSpot at a Glance (Sun's website)


Java Beginners FAQ - JavaRanch SCJP FAQ - The Java Tutorial - Java SE 8 API documentation
Nicholas Jordan
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Originally posted by Sidd Kulk:
Well, that wasn't very comprehensible to a beginner.

It was extremely comprehensible top me. Dr. Ernest Friedman-Hill is familiar with my skills in great detail.

The next poster provides the needed tools for the true beginner, I achieved effectiveness through brevity.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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