Visualizing Java Garbage Collection

This video presents garbage collection in Java along with some tooling for understanding and visualizing how it works. It discusses memory pools and java heap layout.

The conclusion is that
* You need to understand some basic GC theory
* You want most objects to die young in young gen
* You should turn on GC logging!

Watch this video on http://www.infoq.com/presentations/Visualizing-Java-GC

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