Malloc Alone, a story of the Computer’s Memory

Malloc Alone - Virtual Memory, Garbage Collection, Allocators, Ownership Semantics

This week I didn’t have the chance to pub­lish anoth­er blog post, because I was busy pre­par­ing an actu­al present­a­tion of the con­tents I’ve been releas­ing recently here. I’m very proud to intro­duce you to this beau­ti­ful piece of edu­ca­tion: Recommended if you’re just start­ing with com­puters and want to learn some import­ant stuff about […]

Garbage Collectors in the real world

Well automatically cleaned factory

We saw the essen­tially two only ways to do Garbage Collection, and we saw their naive dis­ad­vant­ages. I say naive, because we saw the very simplist­ic imple­ment­a­tions. Like any­thing else in com­puter sci­ences, Garbage Collectors are an extremely optimised-(able) tool. Lets give it a quick intu­it­ive thought. Tracing under­goes long pause times, mostly because it […]