I have heard a few of my developer friends say: “Garbage Collection is automatic. So, I do not have to worry about it.“ The first part is true, i.e., “Garbage Collection is automatic” on all modern platforms – Java, .NET, Golang, Python… But the second part i.e., “I don’t have to worry about it.” – may not be true. It is arguable, questionable. Here is my case to showcase the importance of Garbage Collection:Continue reading ““I don’t have to worry about Garbage collection” – Is it true?”
Eclipse and IntelliJ are the two competing IDEs in the industry. There are lot of passionate discussion going in the social media, forums to declare the winner in this race. We thought it would be a fun exercise to study which IDE utilizes memory efficiently?Continue reading “MEMORY EFFICIENT: ECLIPSE OR INTELLIJ?”
There are 3 highly popular myths about Garbage Collection. Let’s review those myths and the actual truth behind them.Continue reading “3 POPULAR MYTHS ABOUT GARBAGE COLLECTION”
I have heard from few of my developer friends saying: “Garbage Collection is Automatic. So, I don’t have to worry about it.” Continue reading “WHY GARBAGE COLLECTION MIGHT BE MORE IMPORTANT THAN YOU THINK?”
Garbage collection has more profound impact on the application in contrary to what most engineers think. In order to optimize memory and garbage collection settings and to troubleshoot memory-related problems, one has to analyze Garbage Collection logs.Continue reading “WHAT IS GARBAGE COLLECTION LOG? HOW TO ENABLE & ANALYZE?”
When you are tuning the application’s memory & Garbage Collection settings, you should take well-informed decisions based on the Continue reading “MEMORY TUNING: KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS”
On a major B2B application different GC algorithms behaviors were studied. This application is basically a web service provider servicing SOAP and REST requests from its clients.