JVM Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - Version 4.23, by Dr. Herong Yang
Tenured Generation Collection - Full Collection
This section describes basic steps of a Tenured Generation Collection, also called a Full Collection, which uses a simple 3-step Mark-Sweep-Compact algorithm on the entire Tenured Generation.
The basic algorithm used in Full Collection is called Mark-Sweep-Compact, which consists of 3 steps:
The Mark-Sweep-Compact algorithm is very straightforward as illustrated in the picture below:
Last update: 2014.
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