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Method, Apparatus and Program Product for Detecting, Identifying and Explaining Unnecessary Resource Usage

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000029563D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Jul-07
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Jul-07

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

We present a technique for isolating the program components and objects responsible for memory growth in a long-running process in a garbage collected environment. The technique is based on careful gathering of usage information at runtime along with thresholding to eliminate the need to attach a debugger.