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SPEC JVM98 Benchmarks

With the release of SPECjvm2008 in May 2008, JVM98 has been retired. No further result submissions are being accepted, and technical support is no longer offered.

Results

Submitted Results
Text and HTML reporting pages for the JVM98 metrics. Includes all of the results submitted to SPEC.


Results Search
Search across all available JVM98 results.


02/15/2001: A maintenance release version 1.04 is available which corrects several problems. See the release notes for more information. Current licensees may obtain this version via web download at no charge. Email the SPEC office (info@spec.org), and include your contact information and license number.

03/18/1999: A maintenance release version 1.03 is available which corrects a problem running under Java 2 (JDK1.2) and several other problems. See the release notes for more information. Current licensees may obtain this version via web download at no charge, or may order a new CD-ROM for shipping and handling charges. Email the SPEC office (info@spec.org), and include your contact information and license number.

Review the JVM98 bug list to see whether a solution to your problem is known. (Updated 03/08/1999)


Information

JVM98 features:
  • Measures performance of Java Virtual Machines
  • Applicable to networked and standalone Java client computers, either with disk (e.g., PC, workstation) or without disk (e.g., network computer) executing programs in an ordinary Java platform environment.
  • Requires Java Virtual Machine compatible with JDK 1.1 API, or later


What's SPEC Working on Next?
SPEC's Java group is currently working on the jAppServer suites.


SPEC's Press Release
The full text of SPEC's press release from announcement day.


SPEC's Press Q&A
The Q&A prepared by SPEC for the press announcement.


Description of the benchmark programs.


Benchmark Rules
The actual rules that govern the running and reporting of results for this benchmark.


Demonstration.
See how the benchmark program operates. This is not a fully functional benchmark suite. It only includes the _200_check program which tests suitability of your JVM for running 1.1 programs. This demonstration requires a Java 1.1 compatible browser, e.g. Netscape Navigator 4.05, Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01, Sun HotJava 1.X, JDK Appletviewer 1.1.


Order your own copy of JVM98
The order form to purchase this and any other SPEC/OSG benchmark. Before you order, please review the documentation, including system requirements, and installation instructions; and common problems, and try the online demonstration, to be sure this benchmark suite meets your needs.