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Java Performance of the Rijndael Encryption Algorithm Across Compilers and Virtual Machines Java Performance of the Rijndael Encryption Algorithm Across Compilers and Virtual Machines

by Orgill, Gregory Leavitt

Abstract (Summary)
The Rijndael encryption algorithm has recently been published as the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), a Federal Information Processing Standard, and is being accepted by developers and designers as the algorithm of choice where encryption is required. Java is becoming the language of choice for E-Business applications, many of which require cryptography. The performance of any Java application is dependent on the compiler and virtual machine used to compile and interpret. Prior research has provided performance information for the Rijndael algorithm in Java for specific virtual machines. This research includes the development of a Rijndael implementation in Java. Using Java system calls, the performance of the Rijndael implementation is measured across fifteen compilers and fourteen virtual machines. Through analysis of these benchmarks, the Java performance of the Rijndael algorithm across compilers and virtual machines is produced.
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School:Brigham Young University

School Location:USA - Utah

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:brigham young university information technology aes rijndael

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Date of Publication:01/12/2005

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