Java SE 7 Update 4
- Oracle has continued to work on merging JRockit and HotSpot JVMs to leverage the best features in each.
- Java SE 7 Update 4 features includes the next-generation Garbage Collection algorithm Garbage First (G1).
- New JVM (Java HotSpot Virtual Machine, version 23) features JRockit JVM feature convergence. Some of the value-add features of the JRockit JVM are re-implemented in the HotSpot JVM.
- Java SE 7 Update 4 is the first consumer release of the Java 7 JRE that will be made available as the default version on Java.com. Follow Henrik Stahl’s blog for the latest information.