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An Implementation of Scoped Memory for Real-Time Java

  • William S. BeebeeJr.
  • Martin Rinard
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2211)

Abstract

This paper presents our experience implementing the memory management extensions in the Real-Time Specification for Java. These extensions are designed to given real-time programmers the control they need to obtain predictable memory system behavior while preserving Java’s safe memory model.We describe our implementation of certain dynamic checks required by the Real-Time Java extensions. In particular, we describe how to perform these checks in a way that avoids harmful interactions between the garbage collector and the memory management system. We also found that extensive debugging support was necessary during the development of Real-Time Java programs. We therefore used a static analysis and a dynamic debugging package during the development of our benchmark applications.

Keywords

Garbage Collection Memory Management Region Allocation Memory Area Garbage Collector 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • William S. BeebeeJr.
    • 1
  • Martin Rinard
    • 1
  1. 1.MIT Laboratory for Computer ScienceMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge

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