Running Play on GraalVM

On the 17th of April, Oracle Labs presented the community the first release cadence for their new universal virtual machine called GraalVM. Graal is a Polyglot VM that can run multiple languages and can interop between them without any overhead. In this blog post I will go into details what this means for Scala and especially for Play Framework and what runtime characteristics the new VM has, when running Play on top of it. Graal currently comes in two flavors, one is the Community Edition which is open source and…

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