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  1. Virtual Memory Cheat Sheet

    by , 10-27-2012 at 04:39 AM
    Brief Description:
    'Virtual' Memory is the mental model, or abstraction, that the programming language provides to the programmer to explain how computer memory is managed while you program is running. It is NOT the same as physical memory.

    Run Time:
    At run time, the operating system handles the translation from 'virtual' memory addresses to physical memory addresses, and the programmer does no need to be aware of this process.

    Static Region:
    This ...

    Updated 10-30-2012 at 04:19 AM by penguinCoder

    Cheat Sheet
  2. Memory Leaks

    by , 05-25-2011 at 10:04 AM (My Java Tips)
    You are aware of the fact that garbage collection collects and removes all the unwanted objects from memory without used intervention. But sometimes, you run into memory leaks problems that demands investigation. I will shed some light on this issue in the next few posts.

    The Java GC process is a low-priority thread and it constantly searches memory for unreachable objects that are not reachable by any live thread. Different JVMs use different algorithms to determine how to collect ...