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GraalVM overview

GraalVM supports many languages and runs in various environments.

GraalVM system diagram

GraalVM components

GraalVM functionality is enabled by several layers: it uses JVM as a platform, uses Java level compiler interface, JVMCI to integrate with it, uses the Truffle framework to run languages it has interpreters for, and through the LLVM bitcode interpreter, Sulong, it can run native code.

GraalVM platform layers diagram

Performance comparison with best competition (2017)

The Practical partial evaluation for high-performance dynamic language runtimes paper by Thomas Würthinger, Christian Wimmer, Christian Humer, Andreas Wöß, Lukas Stadler, Chris Seaton, Gilles Duboscq, Doug Simon, Matthias Grimmer compared performance of GraalVM against other runtimes. Here is a one-image summary of the findings. For proper interpretation, please read the paper.

GraalVM performance comparison (2017)

Sample applications

You can find several sample applications to play with and refer to on the examples page.