question from customer

Jon Masamitsu Jon.Masamitsu at Sun.COM
Tue Jun 3 15:16:38 UTC 2008


Knowing a little more about the problem might help
us direct your inquiry.  Is there a gc log (-XX:+PrintGCDetails)
that you can share?


PS.  The GC engineering team is on this alias so you're asking the
right people.  Depending on the problem, you might get
directed to professional services but let's look at the
problem first.

Randy Crihfield wrote:
> Hello Sun experts,
> I work for and one of our teams here is looking for serious
> garbage collection expertise.
> In a "past life" I worked at Sun for 5+ years and one of my former
> co-workers (Randy Crihfield who's now in the JVM group) suggested I
> might try hitting up this alias for some help.
> In a nutshell:
> * the fantasy games group here at has some pretty serious
> issues with memory consumption and (specifically) garbage collection.
> * They are looking for someone intimately familiar with the ins and o=
> uts
> of the Java 1.5 / 1.6 garbage collector... a certified GC bad-a** :)
> * They are more than willing to PAY for this expertise since it's alm=
> ost
> certainly not something that can be solved in simple back & forth ema=
> il
> thread or 30 minute phone call - except for the Sun JDK, all of our
> stuff is home grown Java code.
> * They are somewhat leary of who might show up if they were to just g=
> o
> to professional services :)
> So I thought I might see if your team can or knows of someone who can
> provide assistance. Please let me know if this is something any of yo=
> u
> might be of assistance with.
> Thanks for your time and feel free to call me at the work # below if
> that works better for you.
> --------
> Sean Comerford, Software Engineer
> Site Architecture Group
> Office: 860.766.6454    Cell: 860.951.6973

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