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Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Azul's Better GC
InfoQ: Azul Systems To Open Source Significant Technology in Managed Runtime Initiative
Interesting. The more cores you have, the more garbage collection (GC) you need - a result of the shared memory model. So even if you avoid killing your multi-threaded performance with locking overhead, you still have scaling issues with GC.
This may also put pressure on Java to do more to avoid heap allocation (e.g.
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