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Android - Dalvik's VM

 
Mourouganandame Arunachalam
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Hi Ed,

Is there any shortfall or limitations in using Dalvik's VM as against Java's VM?

Do you cover any optimization techniques for Dalvik's VM in your book?
 
Rohan Dhruva
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You can read wikipedia's short article, it may help - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dalvik_virtual_machine
 
Mourouganandame Arunachalam
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Thanks Rohan.

The presentation http://sites.google.com/site/io/dalvik-vm-internals from Google site is really good.
 
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Dalvik is one implementation of a Java virtual machine. Sun has another one as part of Java Standard Edition, IBM has one, and so forth. It's surprising how many there are.

For my take on the Sun/Google Java "fight" read this: http://blogs.zdnet.com/Burnette/?p=469
 
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If you are concerned about performance of your Android application, you might find this interesting -
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Mourouganandame Arunachalam
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Thanks Ed and Monu for sharing useful links
 
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