An Introduction to Garbage Collection Algorithm in OpenJDK

One of the main attraction of the Java Platform is automatic memory management. The OpenJDK JVM contains sophisticated Garbage Collector algorithms to ensure memory management is done efficiently and with minimal impact to the application. In this talk we will give you a brief tour of the different GC algorithm that is available in OpenJDK 8, as well as some hints and tips of working with them within your applicaiton.

Speaker Name: Mr Sunny Chan

Sunny Chan is the leader of Hong Kong Java User Group. He has been working as a developer on IBM’s JVM team and also has contributed a number of patches to OpenJDK project. He is currently working as a JVM specialist in a major investment bank.

Language: English (English Slides)

(This is a a session of Hong Kong Open Source Conference 2014 on 29 March, HKOSC is an annual international conference in Hong Kong for global open source community, it is aimed to demonstrate the use of open source software technology, open hardware technology and latest development in the world. HKOSC is targeted for developers, users and promoters.)

Sammy Fung

Sammy is the President and Founder of Open Source Hong Kong. He is also the founder of the Open Platform Society. In 2022, He become a board member of the GNOME Foundation and a fellow member of the Python Software Foundation.

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