Resigning as ZGC Project Lead

Remi Forax forax at
Thu Apr 28 15:36:35 UTC 2022

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Per Liden" <per.liden at>
> To: zgc-dev at, "discuss" <discuss at>
> Cc: "Vladimir Kozlov" <vladimir.kozlov at>, "Stefan Karlsson" <stefan.karlsson at>, per at
> Sent: Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:14:28 PM
> Subject: Resigning as ZGC Project Lead

> I hereby resign as ZGC Project Lead.
> It has been a super exciting time for me to drive this project from a
> proof-of-concept to a state-of-the-art GC that today powers mission
> critical workloads around the world. However, I will be taking a step
> back from ZGC development to do other things, and so it feels natural to
> hand over the project lead role to someone else.

Hi Per,
you will be missed.

Personally, i really liked your presentations on ZGC and the articles you have published.
I was waiting your explanation on generational ZGC, c'est la vie !

Thanks for all your work on ZGC and good luck for your future projects. 

> According to the OpenJDK Bylaws [1], a new Project Lead may be nominated
> by the Group Leads of a Project’s Sponsoring Groups. Such a nomination
> must be approved by a Three-Vote Consensus of these Group Leads. In this
> case, that means Vladimir Kozlov from the HotSpot Group appoints a new
> Project Lead. I would personally recommend Stefan Karlsson as new
> Project Lead. Stefan has played an invaluable role in this project since
> its inception and is a natural successor.
> /Per Liden
> [1]


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