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Azul Zulu Prime Builds of OpenJDK Release Notes

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Release date: Aug 31, 2021

Changes to the Azul Zulu Prime Builds of OpenJDK (Azul Zulu Prime JVM) made in Azul Platform Prime 21.08.0.0 are summarized on this page.

What’s New

Below is the list of new VM features and updates introduced in Azul Platform Prime 21.08.0.0.

  • Improved performance with large Java heaps on Intel Ice Lake systems with 5-level page tables.

  • Introduces support for Intel’s Ice Lake 5-level paging.

  • Support for dynamically varying garbage collector thread counts with the GPGCDynamicGCThreadCountPolicy option. See command line options for more details.

Known Issues

There are no new issues to report in this release.