Published: Jan 12 2012 / 12:00
Java was never intended to be faster than C/CPP. Java was intended to be more _practical_ that C/CPP, which is a goal it conquers with extreme prejudice.
Good to know that "JGit performs reasonably well; well enough that we use internally at Google as a git server."
If you run git under Windows (msysgit), it will not looks so fast...
And really, slowest part of such programs is disk and network I/O, not crunching bytes into arrays.
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