Let me lead off with what I consider the single biggest win associated with IBM's 32-bit JVM offering for the System i: Most customers can now run WebSphere Application Server (WAS) without the huge memory overhead that the old 64-bit Java Virtual Machine requires. This is a big, big deal! Finally, IBM should be able to offer the System i as a WAS workhorse, head to head in competition with other application server platforms, without the bad news of increased cost because of a substantially ...

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