Tuesday, November 8, 2011

In managed code we trust, our recent battles with the .NET Garbage Collector (link)

Recently Marc blogged about some performance optimizations we implemented at Stack Overflow to work around some Garbage Collection (GC) issues. This post evoked many emotions and opinions both on his Blog and on Hacker News. In this post I would like to cover some of the history involved with this particular problem, explain how we found it and eventually fixed it.

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Saturday, November 5, 2011

Quote of The Day - 2011-11-05

“Fashion is what seems beautiful now but looks ugly later; art can be ugly at first but it becomes beautiful later.” - Steve Jobs