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UseStringDeduplication

UseStringDeduplication – pros and cons

Let me start this article with an interesting statistic (based on the research conducted by the JDK development team): Continue reading “UseStringDeduplication”

HOW MUCH MEMORY IS MY APPLICATION WASTING?

In early 1970s 1 MB was costing 1 million $. Now 1 mb is costing fraction of that cost. There is no comparison. This is one of the reasons why engineers and enterprises don’t worry about memory any more. 1 million $ in 1970s might be equivalent of several millions of dollars’ worth today. Thus, back in the day’s memory was treated so preciously. This preciousness has been vividly described in the book ‘Idea Man’ – autobiography of Paul Allen (Microsoft Co-founder). Paul Allen talks about the challenge he and Bill Gates faced in writing BASIC programming language (Microsoft’s very first product) under 4 KB.

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