Last 6 months

Real-time planning meets SolverManager

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For some optimization problems it may take minutes or even hours before an acceptable solution is found. The world, however, will not wait until the computation is finished. What if an employee calls in sick or a vehicle breaks down? With OptaPlanner, you can either reload the updated problem, or react in real time byRead more →

OptaPlanner documentation turns over a new leaf

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  For years, OptaPlanner has been offering the documentation in two formats: single-page HTML and PDF. This now changes with the launch a new documentation website, built using Antora. What’s so exciting about the new documentation? First and foremost, it loads instantly as opposed to the old single-page HTML documentation. For example, if I wantRead more →

Last Year

How much faster is Java 17?

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  Java 17 (released yesterday) comes with many new features and enhancements. However, most of those require code changes to benefit from. Expect for performance. Simply switch your JDK installation and you get a free performance boost. But how much? Is it worth it? Let’s find out by comparing the benchmarks of JDK 17, JDKRead more →

Constraint Streams get some more love

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  We have recently merged a lot of improvements to OptaPlanner‘s Constraint Streams API in order to make it faster and even easier to use. Let’s take a closer look at some of them. Constraint Streams by default I find it hard to believe that it’s been over two years already since we’ve introduced ConstraintRead more →

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