Integration of ParralellGC and CMS

Y. S. Ramakrishna y.s.ramakrishna at
Wed Jan 26 20:38:21 UTC 2011

On 01/26/11 12:04, Jon Masamitsu wrote:

> ... Perhaps more interesting would be an incremental STW
> compaction where only part of the old gen is compacted.  A complete
> marking of the live data would be needed for the increment of the
> compaction.  But you'd only need to do the actual compaction (moving

Right. Or at least building of sufficient remebered set info to make such
scanning of the rest of the heap for pointers into the space being
compacted relatively quick (scanning the entire rest of the heap
for pointers to update wouldn't scale up as well).

> data and adjusting pointers) on part of the old gen. ...

-- ramki

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