Fwd: [concurrency-interest] ConcurrentHashMap footprint and contention improvements

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Apr 13 17:21:48 UTC 2011

Chris Hegarty wrote:
> Doug,
> This change does appear worthwhile. We have a narrowing window of 
> opportunity for JDK7. I spoke to Alan Bateman about this and we feel 
> that if we could finalize the JDK7 changes by next Monday (that is, 
> get them in for JDK7 b140), this would give us a reasonable time for 
> them to soak before it gets harder to get changes into 7.
> Do you think this is a reasonable time frame? Do you expect any more 
> implementation changes than what you have today?
> -Chris
I don't think there is any harm trying but we should run as many tests 
and applications as possible. I saw Doug's mail to concurrency-interest 
and hopefully folks will report back their experiences with real 
applications in a timely manner.


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