This article explores JDK 21’s virtual threads, comparing their performance with Open Liberty’s thread pool. It covers key findings like throughput, ramp-up times, and memory footprint. Despite advantages, virtual threads showed unexpected performance issues, especially in CPU-intensive workloads. This analysis guides Java developers on when and how to use virtual threads in their applications.

By Gary DeVal, Vijay Sundaresan, Rich Hagarty, Laura Cowen

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