jClarity — the British developer of tools for Java projects. The company offers programs under the name Censum and Illuminate which help developers to write the code in Java. Censum allows to reveal inefficiency of work of the software, for example, memory overconsumption. And Illuminate uses machine learning for creation of recommendations about automatic troubleshooting.
2019: Microsoft purchased jClarity
On August 19, 2019 Microsoft announced jClarity absorption, but the cost of the transaction of the company did not begin to be disclosed.
As notes the edition SiliconANGLE, Java is one of the most popular programming languages during creation of corporate solutions — from mobile applications to the complex server systems. Several products of Microsoft, including analytical service Azure HDInsights, are written in this programming language.
Microsoft intends to use jClarity technologies for optimization of workflows of Java in cloud infrastructure of Azure. Engineers of Microsoft Azure and jClarity will work jointly to make "Azure the best platform for our clients of Java and own commands", the head on management of the largest projects in division of Microsoft Developer Tools and Services John Montgomery said.
It is supposed that products of the British startup will be available in the directory of programs Azure along with other tools to software development. Censum and Illuminate already accesses as cloud solutions, and the transaction with Microsoft should simplify process of their transfer in Azure.
Perhaps, Microsoft was simply interested in receiving specialists in Java in jClarity. Development teams of both companies have experience of cooperation in creation software: so, Microsoft is a platinum sponsor of the AdoptOpenJDK project — the popular version of Java open source in which development jClarity makes a large contribution.