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Sun has been making a lot of noise about the Spark M7 and its inbuilt support for the java garbage collector. However there seem to be very little easy to find information about it. Please can som …
asked Aug 26 '15 by Ian Ringrose
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Many years ago I read a GC survey paper that was updated every few years with advances; I tried to find such a paper today to point a questioner on Stackoverflow at. However all I can find is very ol …
asked Sep 27 '14 by Ian Ringrose
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Garbage collections have to visit all objects that are alive, so as to find the memory that can be reclaimed. (Having many generations’ just delays this a bit) All things being equal, it is clearl …
asked Mar 15 '14 by Ian Ringrose
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When reference counting is used for automatic memory management (e.g. Objective C or Swift), it is well know that “loops” give problems. E.g. class Car { Engine engine; } class Engine { C …
asked Sep 14 '15 by Ian Ringrose
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Emery Berger, Matthew Hertz & Yi Feng did some work on this. Garbage collection offers numerous software engineering advantages, but interacts poorly with virtual memory managers. Existing garba …
answered Sep 27 '14 by Ian Ringrose
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I been thinking about an improvement to a garbage collector (details not important for this question) and wished to know how often does a object have no reference to other objects. Clearly this will …
asked Jul 11 by Ian Ringrose