Sunday, May 24, 2009

New Garbage Collectors Designed With Parallelism in Mind

Posted on http://www.ddj.com/go-parallel
On the one hand, Garbage Collectors simplify developers' lives, but on the other hand, they can become the greatest enemies of a parallelized algorithm's performance. Finally, Java 7 and .Net 4 are going to offer new Garbage Collectors really targeted for multicore microprocessors with large memories.
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