hotspot-gc-dev Digest, Vol 24, Issue 6

Dan Hicks danhicks at
Tue Jun 9 16:14:37 UTC 2009

IBM i and p boxes.  Running heaps of several GB on 4-16 ways.

Paul Hohensee wrote:
> I'm curious.  Which GC's can consume half the cpu cycles?  I'd believe 
> it of Metronome's
> real-time GC (because it's designed to work that way if necessary), 
> but like Tony, I haven't
> seen GC consume that much cpu in the wild.
Dan Hicks
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'  --Isaac Asimov

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