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Huge pages, slow drives, and long delays

Huge pages, slow drives, and long delays

Posted Nov 17, 2011 3:09 UTC (Thu) by smoogen (subscriber, #97)
Parent article: Huge pages, slow drives, and long delays

This somehow reminds me of Emacs Garbage Collecting.. which in the bad old days would cause you to spend 2-3 minutes watching the window freeze if you had a really slow system. I wonder how close garbage collecting and compaction match up and various fixes on how to fix it in GC languages could be used.


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