Background and Foreground GC in .NET 4

Another interesting new feature of the CLR 4 comes from the Garbage collection team. On this version, they are adding some performance enhancements on the memory allocation process. The feature is commonly called “Background GC”. But what does it actually mean? As applications are starting to consume more memory and some of them moving to…

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Working with memory mapped files in .NET 4

I have been exploring different new features that come with the .NET 4, beyond the most popular ones like dynamic types and covariance; I was interested in performance enhancements. For this reason I am going to publish a couple of blog entries were I explore these different features. Memory mapped files may sounds alien to…

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