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Author Archives: Niv Steingarten

Niv is a co-founder at Takipi where he's building tools that help developers debug Java and Scala in production. A lover of beautiful, simple code. Dvorak typist.

5 Tips for Reducing Your Java Garbage Collection Overhead

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What are some of the most useful tips for keeping your GC overhead low? With the upcoming-yet-delayed-once-again release of Java 9, the G1 (“Garbage First”) garbage collector is set to become the default collector of the HotSpot JVM. From the serial garbage collector all the way to the CMS collector, the JVM has seen many GC implementations throughout its lifetime, ...

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JVM Performance Magic Tricks

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HotSpot, the JVM we all know and love, is the brain in which our Java and Scala juices flow. Over the years, it’s been improved and tweaked by more than a handful of engineers, and with every iteration, the speed and efficiency of its code execution is nearing that of native compiled code. At its core lies the JIT (“Just-In-Time”) ...

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