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This chapter provides a tutorial example on how to download and install Java SE 1.6 Update 2 (JDK 6u2) on Windows systems.
Java SE 1.6 has been released for some time now. Here was what I did
to download and install JDK 6u2 (Java(TM) SE Development Kit 6 Update 2).
on my local machine.
- Open the Java SE Download page with this URL: http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/.
- Click the download button next to "JDK 6u2".
You will see a new page with a list of different download files of JDK 6u2.
- Locate the "Windows Platform - Java(TM) SE Development Kit 6 Update 2" section.
- Click the hyper link of "Windows Offline Installation (build 06), Multi-language",
which links to jdk-6u2-windows-i586-p.exe with size of 65.57 MB.
- Save jdk-6u2-windows-i586-p.exe to a temporary directory.
- Double-click on jdk-6u2-windows-i586-p.exe to start the installation wizard.
- The installation wizard will guide you to finish the installation.
To test the installation, open a command window to try the java command.
If you are getting the following output, your installation was ok:
java version "1.6.0_02"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_02-b06)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.6.0_02-b06, mixed mode,
Last update: 2007.
Table of Contents
About This Book
JVM (Java Virtual Machine) Specification
Java HotSpot VM - JVM by Oracle/Sun
java.lang.Runtime Class - The JVM Instance
java.lang.System Class - The Operating System
ClassLoader Class - Class Loaders
Class Class - Class Reflections
JVM Runtime Data Areas
JVM Stack, Frame and Stack Overflow
Thread Testing Program and Result
CPU Impact of Multi-Thread Applications
I/O Impact of Multi-Thread Applications
CDS (Class Data Sharing)
Micro Benchmark Runner and JVM Options
Micro Benchmark Tests on "int" Operations
Micro Benchmark Tests on "long" Operations
Micro Benchmark Tests in JIT Compilation Mode
Micro Benchmark Tests on "float" and "double" Operations
JRockit JVM 28.2.7 by Oracle Corporation
►Outdated: Download and Install Java SE 1.6 Update 2
Outdated: Installing JRockit JVM 8.0
Outdated: Testing with LongWhile.java
Outdated: Testing with LongSleep.java
Outdated: GCTest.java - Garbage Collection Test Program
Outdated: GC Test - Constant Memory Requirement
Outdated: GC Test - Periodical Memory Requirement
Outdated: GC Test - Releasing Old vs. New Objects
Outdated: GC Test - JDK 1.4.0 vs. JDK 1.3.1
Outdated: GC Test - Client vs. Server
Outdated: StringBuffer Testing Program
Outdated: Installing JRockit JVM 7.0
Outdated: Running JRockit JVM with Management Console
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