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Not so good usage of swap

Not so good usage of swap

Posted Jan 26, 2012 14:16 UTC (Thu) by renox (subscriber, #23785)
Parent article: The future calculus of memory management

What is a little sad about this kind of article is that in fact currently each language with a GC don't use efficiently the RAM because the swap isn't used as it should be: rarely used pages are not swapped out with a GC..

Of course that's a difficult issue to solve as both the kernel and the GCs must be modified, see http://lambda-the-ultimate.org/node/2391


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