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Metering concurrent garbage collection work across allocation and background collector threads

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000020622D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Dec-04
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Dec-04

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

There is a need in an algorithm to decide: When to start the concurrent collection (the "kickoff"). How much tracing work to assign to mutators, taking into account tracing done by the background threads.