Jemalloc 4.0 Brings Space & Speed Optimizations
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 30 August 2015 at 08:20 PM EDT. 3 Comments
FREE SOFTWARE --
Jemalloc, the memory allocator that tries to avoid memory fragmentation while focusing on scalable concurrency,hed version 4.0 earlier this month.

Jemalloc 4.0 wasn't met by much attention and I wasn't even aware of its release until pointed out earlier today in our forums.

Jemalloc 4.0 contains "many speed and space optimizations...their cumulative effect is substantial."

Developers interested in learning more about Jemalloc 4 can read the announcement on GitHub.
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