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Pretenuring For Java

Blackburn, Stephen; Singhai, Sharad; Hertz, Matthew; McKinley, Kathryn; Moss, J Eliot B

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Pretenuring can reduce copying costs in garbage collectors by allocating long-lived objects into regions that the garbage collector will rarely, if ever, collect. We extend previous work on pretenuring as follows. (1) We produce pretenuring advice that is neutral with respect to the garbage collector algorithm and configuration. We thus can and do combine advice from different applications. We find that predictions using object lifetimes at each allocation site in Java programs are accurate,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/31677
Source: OOPSLA 2001 ACM Conference on Object-Oriented Programming Systems Languages and Applications

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