Tuning and optimizing malloc on PowerLinux
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Malloc. Simple. Can I optimize it?
By: Bill Buros.
With some recent questions and interactions around malloc performance, a number of people consolidated some thoughts and ideas around the basic notion of optimizing "malloc" and memory usage. While these guidelines and recommendations should be generally applicable, in this case we focused on Linux applications running on Power.
For more details, see the newest performance article on "Tuning and optimizing malloc on PowerLinux".
Let us know if you have other ideas, tools, or recommendations on taking advantage of malloc and memory. Post your ideas and questions here. Any success stories? Challenging issues? We're interested!