From: Eliot Moss <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Da Feng
<email@example.com>; "General discussion of Jikes RVM design, implementation, issues, and plans" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 20, 2012 10:20 PM
Subject: Re: [rvm-research] metronome gc
On 5/20/2012 10:15 AM, Da Feng wrote:
> I find that my mark-sweep-defragment gc algorithm looks like metronome, but the material introducing
> metronome is not as complete as compressor. Can anyone help me to check the differences. I have to
> write a research proposal, so I need to compare the differences. I designed my GC for servers, but
> metronome seems to be designed for embedded systems.
Real-time systems is more the term I would use, but
yes, Metronome is about meeting latency guarantees.
You might also look at and compare with Pauseless,
which was designed for a server environment. And,
blowing my/our own horn a bit, it sounds as if you
might benefit from reading parts of The Garbage
Collection Handbook, of which I am a co-author
(that's the disclaimer :-) ) ...
Regards -- Eliot Moss