[Mono-dev] question: huge amounts of RAM

Mark Probst mark.probst at gmail.com
Wed Sep 21 08:44:41 EDT 2011

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 1:20 PM, Daniel Kirstenpfad <daniel at sones.de> wrote:
> Well actually we're about to introduce some changes into our import
> functionality which will be as cautious as possible to not create
> intermediate objects but only objects that stay. So mainly it will be a
> growing operation regarding the number of object instances.
> We already looked into the data structures we use and that those don't
> impose a limit of Int32 to us when growing. Which of the two garbage
> collectors would be best in your opinion?

In that case a generational garbage collector is actually of little
use - the working premise of a generational collector is that most
objects die young.  I suggest giving Boehm a try.

> Would someone of the Mono-dev team
> want to come and test with us?

Sure!  Send me an email when you're ready to test.


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