Blog from May 04, 2010

Three students will be working on Jikes RVM as part of the 2010 Google Summer of Code. They are:

  1. Laurence Hellyer, University of Kent, On-the-fly copying GC. Mentors: Eliot Moss, Daniel Frampton and Richard Jones.
  1. Michael Gendelman, Tel Aviv University, Implementing the Compressor. Mentors: Steve Blackburn and Richard Jones
  1. Ashwani Rao, University of Delaware, Improved Register Allocator for x86 and x86_64. Mentors: Tony Hosking, John Cavazos and Eliot Moss.

Laurence, Michael, Ashwani: welcome to the team. We are all looking forward to working with you and seeing the end product of your efforts.

The JikesRVM GSoC page is here. The GSoC timeline is here.