Good opportunity for Java update
Posted Jul 17, 2012 8:29 UTC (Tue) by man_ls
In reply to: Good opportunity for Java update
Parent article: Galaxy in-memory data grid released
Yes, GC can be a problem if you allocate and free large amounts of RAM (especially in a lot of objects or string manipulations). The IBM trick is to never release the objects (i.e. keep object references around) so the GC does not have to work.
I understand that what Azul does is keep lots of object references so GC doesn't have to do much work. It might be inferred that object allocations must also be penalized, right?
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