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From Michael Bouschen <mbo.t...@spree.de>
Subject Re: huge volumes and flush
Date Fri, 26 May 2006 15:55:11 GMT
Hi Erik,

most probably you know already: class WeakHashMap from java.util does 
not help when implementing the map of flushed instances. The WeakHashMap 
uses a WeakReference for the key, but it strongly references the value 
which is the flushed instance in your case. You need a map 
implementation that maintains a strong reference to the key, but a weak 
reference to the value. Just in case you are interested: there is a 
tested implementation in the core20 module of the apache jdo repository. 
The class is called WeakValueHashMap and you find it under 
core20/src/java/org/apache/jdo/util.

Regards Michael
> Thanks Craig,
>
> I works now.
>
> Quoting Craig L Russell <Craig.Russell@Sun.COM>:
>
>   
>> Hi Erik,
>>
>> Generally, use weak references to persistent instances so they can be
>> garbage collected when the user no longer holds a strong reference to
>> them. Unflushed dirty instances need to be referenced strongly so
>> they are not garbage collected. So at flush time, move the flushed
>> dirty instances from a strong-reference map to a weak-reference map
>> (key = oid, value = weak-reference object).
>>
>> Craig
>>
>> On May 24, 2006, at 7:21 AM, Erik Bengtson wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> In case of huge amount of objects loaded /persisted, the flush
>>> method is for
>>> this purpose. I wonder how the cache/state management can be
>>> implemented
>>> without breaking JDO contract and capable to handle load, any tips?
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>>
>>> Erik Bengtson
>>>       
>> Craig Russell
>> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
>> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
>> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
>>
>>
>>     
>
>
>   


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