“When you start writing a program, there’s always an implicit time requirement.
“Sometimes it’s pretty loose and there’s no real rush for getting a job done. But if its a hard real time system controlling a motor controller or a pace maker… or a flight system on an airplane, these have very strict requirements on time. But a programming language like Java and actually, C and Fortran, just don’t mention time at all.”
We interviewed author of the HotSpot Server Compiler Cliff Click at Devoxx Belgium 2016 to talk about compilers, JVMs and time.
The talks given by Cliff Click at Devoxx Belgium 2016 are below: