Java Dynamic Compilers

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  • IBM's Jikes RVM (the Jikes Research Virtual Machine), which is now open source. It was formerly called Jalapeņo.

  • The OpenJIT project is an ongoing Java JIT compiler project as a collaborative effort between Tokyo Institute of Technology and Fujitsu Laboratory.

  • LaTTe is an open-source Java Virtual Machine and Just-in-Time Compiler.

  • JRockit is a server-side adaptive Java JIT. All code is compiled (no interpreter); hot code is re-compiled with a more aggressive compiler.

  • Insignia's Jeode is a Java JIT compiler for a wide range of embedded systems.

  • Kaffe is a cleanroom open source VM for embedded devices.