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Understanding Java Garbage Collection and What You Can Do about It

Posted by Gil Tene  on  Oct 17, 2012 Posted by Gil Tene  on  Oct 17, 2012

Gil Tene explains how a garbage collector works, covering the fundamentals, mechanism, terminology and metrics. He classifies several GCs, and introduces Azul C4.

Understanding Java Garbage Collection and What You Can Do about It

Posted by Gil Tene  on  Dec 05, 2011 15 Posted by Gil Tene  on  Dec 05, 2011 15

Gil Tene explains the workings of a garbage collector: terminology, metrics, fundamentals, key mechanisms, classification of current GCs, the “Application Memory Wall” problem, and details Azul C4 GC.

Fast Bytecodes for Funny Languages

Posted by Cliff Click  on  Dec 02, 2008 Posted by Cliff Click  on  Dec 02, 2008

Cliff Click discusses how to optimize generated bytecode for running on the JVM. Click analyzes and reports on several JVM languages and shows several places where they could increase performance.

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