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Understanding Java Garbage Collection and What You Can Do about It
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by Gil Tene on Oct 17, 2012 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 3-7, Join us!
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Summary
Gil Tene explains how a garbage collector works, covering the fundamentals, mechanism, terminology and metrics. He classifies several GCs, and introduces Azul C4.

Bio

Gil Tene is CTO and co-founder of Azul Systems. He has been involved with virtual machine technologies for the past 20 years and has been building Java technology-based products since 1995. Gil pioneered Azul's Continuously Concurrent Compacting Collector (C4), Java Virtualization, Elastic Memory, and various managed runtime and systems stack technologies.

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