[Update: Download from ftp://ftp.gemstone.com/pub/GemStone64/3.0.0/]

VMware vFabric GemStone/S  3.0.0 is now live on vmware.com.

Highlights of what’s new in the GemStone/S 64 Bit 3.0.0 release:

  • Significant performance improvements and scalability features, including a redesigned Smalltalk virtual machine with just-in-time (JIT) compilation to native code, and parallelized, load-balancing garbage collection and repository scan operations.
  • Internal redesign for compatibility and portability, including new features supporting the Seaside web framework, and improved support for the ANSI Smalltalk standard and for portability to other Smalltalk dialects.
  • Various other features, such as Foreign Function Interface (FFI), simplifying the interface to third-party run-time libraries.

GA date: 07/14/2011

Download portal: http://downloads.vmware.com/d/info/datacenter_downloads/vmware_gemstone_s/3.0

Release Notes & documentation for GemStone/Shttp://community.gemstone.com/display/GSS64/GemStoneS+64+Documentation

No-cost License Key: http://seaside.gemstone.com/etc/