Sun Java Vs. MSJVM

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by ming, May 28, 2004.

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  1. Sun Java

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    59.1%
  2. MS JavaVM

    9 vote(s)
    40.9%
  1. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    Not sure if this has been posted before, but want your views on the two versions of Java that are currently in use by nearly all you guys out there.

    Which do you think is better and/or more reliable?

    Having run Sun Java on a number of machines, it seems to me that it's not very stable and often causes a huge delays when running apps that require Java.
    I never experience this with MS' version of JVM.

    What do you think?
     
  2. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    sun is more buggy on my box then ms

    I have sun installed when ms doesn't work, but that happens hardley ever.
    when I had 256 mbs of memory, the sun would reak havok, and was impossible to use
     
  3. PseudoKiller

    PseudoKiller Zug Zug

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    MS Java is a joke... MS dont like playing well with others so the problems related to Java and Windows might not have anything to do with whether it is MS Java or Sun's... plus in my limited experience w/ Java it would seem more likely that the 'buggyness' is due to poor programming and memory leaks and so on ... Java is slow and buggy to begin with.
     
  4. Lee

    Lee OSNN Proxy

    MS JavaVM I voted.
     
  5. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    the Sun Java HotSpot VM is better and more portable. I think it implements the newer features of Java, I am not sure which version of Java the MSJVM supports.

    Personally would now say that you are better off compiling your java code with gcj as you can then run it with no JVM at all so its much faster
     
  6. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    The MSJVM is Sun Java, just an insecure modification of it.

    The CoolWebSearch browser hijack installs via a byte verifier exploit in unpatched M$JVM.
     
  7. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Sun JVM. It's more recent. The MSJVM hasn't been updated in ages.
     
  8. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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  9. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    ^^^ Ditto ^^^
     
  10. FastGame

    FastGame OSNN Junior Addict

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    Sun Java taste the best, much better than the M$ decaf :)
     
  11. vern

    vern Dominus Political User Folding Team

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    Unless the MS JVM does injustice to my system, I'd rather just stick with it. I'm not religious about what makes what ... just as long as it works.
     
  12. dom02

    dom02 OSNN Junior Addict

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    Definitly sun, i've always used sun and for some reason I just don't trust MS JVM.