Welcome to the Spotlight on Java technology blog, the editorial counterpart to the Java technology zone on developerWorks. Over the years (11.5 to be exact), we've amassed a substantial library of great content, and I aim to provide a direct line to it, as well as other notables, here. Check back regularly to see what's new.
We've got a couple of new and interesting items for your reading and listening pleasure this week on the Java zone. First up: If your Java application code uses complex data structures, especially collections, it's all too easy to incur unnecessary memory overhead. In From Java code to Java heap , Chris Bailey of the IBM Java Technology Center deconstructs the memory usage of Java data structures, helping you design and develop applications with an optimal balance between performance and memory footprint. And he shows how to analyze your... [More]
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