RFR: 8255237: ZGC: Bulk free garbage pages during relocation set selection [v4]

Per Liden pliden at openjdk.java.net
Mon Nov 2 14:56:04 UTC 2020


> During relocation set selection, we immediately free garbage (empty) pages. On very large heap, which has a very high number of garbage pages we can make a significant number of calls to free pages, which prolongs the "Concurrent Select Relocation Set" phase. Freeing a page involves grabbing a lock, inserting the page into the page cache, and then try to satisfy any stalled allocation. By freeing empty pages in bulk, we can amortize the some of the cost of freeing a page and speed up this phase. With this patch we free (up to) 64 pages in bulk.
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> This PR depends on "8255234: ZGC: Bulk allocate forwarding data structures" and "8255235: ZGC: Allocate and initialize forwarding data structures in parallel", which are separate PRs (#804 and #805).
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> This patch was joint work with Albert (ayang).

Per Liden has updated the pull request with a new target base due to a merge or a rebase. The pull request now contains 12 commits:

 - Merge master
 - Merge branch '8255235_bulk_alloc_parallel' into 8255237_free_garbage_pages
 - Merge master
 - Add assert
 - Merge
 - Assert that all allocated memory is used
 - Merge
 - Assert that allocations never fail
 - Add comment
 - 8255237: ZGC: Bulk free garbage pages during relocation set selection
 - ... and 2 more: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/compare/4c66b158...8ad64c25

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Changes: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/806/files
 Webrev: https://webrevs.openjdk.java.net/?repo=jdk&pr=806&range=03
  Stats: 168 lines in 7 files changed: 116 ins; 48 del; 4 mod
  Patch: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/806.diff
  Fetch: git fetch https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk pull/806/head:pull/806

PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/806


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