Microsoft announced on Monday that it is acquiring jClarity, a contributor to the AdoptOpenJDK project, to support their continued contributions to open source while helping boost performance for Java workloads on Azure.

The team, formed by Java champions and data scientists with proven expertise in data driven Java Virtual Machine (JVM) optimizations, will help teams at Microsoft to leverage advancements in the Java platform, according to Microsoft.

jClarity Co-founder and CEO Martin Verburg stated in a blog post that the company will bring its expertise in Java, OpenJDK and performance tuning and applying that to Java workloads on Azure for customers like Adobe, Daimler, and Société Générale.

The company also stated that it will be supporting other services such as Azure HDInsights and Microsoft affiliated organizations such as Minecraft.