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Re: Comparing glibc's malloc to jemalloc for 389 Directory Server.
- From: Carlos O'Donell <carlos at redhat dot com>
- To: GNU C Library <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Cc: Siddhesh Poyarekar <sid at reserved-bit dot com>
- Date: Wed, 18 May 2016 15:49:08 -0400
- Subject: Re: Comparing glibc's malloc to jemalloc for 389 Directory Server.
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On 05/18/2016 03:45 PM, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> The framework should tell you, within some statistical bounds,
> exactly which of the multitude of allocators available outside
> of glibc might be the best match for your workload.
I want to clarify that I meant this in the generic sense that
you could swap out any number of allocators and re-run the
simulated workload. The framework itself that we're working on
is not designed to pop out an answer like "Use tcmalloc." :-)