"High water" Memory fragmentation still a thing?

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Thu Oct 9 23:42:13 CEST 2014


On Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 8:39 AM, Emile van Sebille <emile at fenx.com> wrote:
> On 10/8/2014 10:28 AM, bryanjugglercryptographer at yahoo.com.dmarc.invalid
> wrote:
>
>> That doesn't mean to tell a human administrator to regularly restart the
>> server. It's programmatic and it's a reasonably simple and well-established
>> design pattern.
>
> I'd call it more a compensation technique than a design pattern*.  You know,
> like rebooting windows routinely.  :)
>
> *) Alternately known as a workaround or kludge.

That sounds about right to me.

ChrisA



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