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CLR Garbage Collector



Justin Smith presents the internals of the .NET Garbage Collector and how you should design your types to play nicely with it. Learn about heap allocations, the GC Algorithms, Multiprocessor considerations, and the IDisposable pattern.


Justin Smith works for Microsoft as a Technical Evangelist focusing on WCF. He specializes in designing and building enterprise distributed applications. Justin has developed a keen interest in Windows Communication Foundation. He recently published "Inside Windows Communication Foundation" for Microsoft Press, and is the author of Wintellect's Mastering Distributed Applications course.

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Jun 27, 2007

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  • dual CPU implications

    by Alex Zakharov,

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    Unfortunately the talk never coverd native resource wrappers or multi-CPU situations. Looks like the former is covered reasonably well here

    I'd be very interested in checking out an in-depth discussions/articles on GC behavior on multi CPU machines.

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