So, with automatic Garbage Collection, memory leaks are a thing of the past, right? Well, not quite, of course. Automatic Garbage Collection, like most other automated programming techniques, necessarily needs to approximate (ie. guess), and while the guesses of garbage collectors are generally very good, they cannot magically predict the future. The classic way that… Continue reading Garbage collection and memory leaks
I am giving two lightning talks at Open Source Days on October 3-4. One on improving database I/O performance using clustered indexes with MySQL/InnoDB, and one on advanced profiling with OProfile. Hope to meet up with a lot of people there!