May 16, 2007

Anatomy of the Linux Slab Allocator

IdaAshley writes "Minimize the time required to manage memory and maximize available memory for general usage with the slab allocator. This article explores the ideas behind the slab allocator and examines its interfaces and their use. It uses the Linux kernel method that originated in Solaris of allocating memory of objects based on their size."

Link: ibm.com/developerworks

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