Understanding and tuning the Java garbage collector

While working on one of my many side-projects, I stumbled across a very complete and understandable explanation of the various garbage collector algorithms used inside the JDK and their performance impacts.

If you want to tickle the most out of your BI-server or Carte server installations, the article “Java Garbage Collectors distilled” at the Mechanical Sympathy blog may be worth a read.

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After working as all-hands guy and lead developer on Pentaho Reporting for over an decade, I have learned a thing or two about report generation, layouting and general BI practices. I have witnessed the remarkable growth of Pentaho Reporting from a small niche product to a enterprise class Business Intelligence product. This blog documents my own perspective on Pentaho Reporting's development process and our our steps towards upcoming releases.