Unified heap (was: Re: R8B PRE-RELEASES)

Ulf Wiger <>
Sun Oct 21 22:16:27 CEST 2001


On Sun, 21 Oct 2001  wrote:

>There are definitely problems in doing a good implementation.  The
>HIPE groups claim that a stop-and-gc of the whole heap still gives
>acceptable gc performance does not hold in real applications.
>Especially if you use large ETS tables.  You have to be much more
>cunning.

As a reference, in AXD 301 (a rather large application), it's not
at all uncommon with VM sizes of 80-100 MB, 3-400 processes, and
we many hundreds of ETS tables, some that grow to contain >
60,000 objects.

/Uffe
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