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From "Mikhail Fursov" <mike.fur...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DRLVM][GC] parallel compaction and wasted virtual space
Date Mon, 30 Oct 2006 16:03:11 GMT
Is it the same?
http://citeseer.ist.psu.edu/630853.html
or
http://www.cs.technion.ac.il/~erez/Papers/parallel-compaction.ps

On 10/30/06, Rana Dasgupta <rdasgupt@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>   Does anyone have an accessible reference to the OOPSLA paper "An
> efficient
> parallel heap compaction algorithm" by Abuaiadh, Ossia, Petrank,
> Silbershtein ....that is cited as a reference in the paper Xiao Feng
> points
> to below? All my google searches lead to the ACM Portal :-)
>
> Thanks,
> Rana
>
>
> On 10/27/06, Xiao-Feng Li <xiaofeng.li@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi, all, the plan for GCv5 parallel compaction is to apply the idea of
> > Compressor [1]. But it has an issue I want to discuss with you.
> > Compressor needs to reserve an unmapped virtual space for compaction.
> > The size of the reserved part is the same as that of copy reserve
> > space in a semi-space collector. This means about that part of the
> > virtual space is unusable for the JVM. In a typical setting, the
> > wasted part is half size of the total compaction space. If we have 1GB
> > physical memory, the JVM is ok for Compressor because the virtual
> > space is large enough to wast half; but if the phsical memory is >2GB,
> > Compressor may have a problem in 32bit machine: some of phsical mapped
> > space might be wasted.
> >
> > Any opinion on this?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > xiaofeng
> >
> > [1] http://www.cs.technion.ac.il/~erez/Papers/compressor-pldi.pdf
> >
>
>


-- 
Mikhail Fursov

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