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Java 1.7 G1 Garbage Collector;

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Hi All;
Hope everything is going good at your desks;

Last night, I was reading new features in Java 1.7 and found some updates in garbage collection mechanism; There are many updates in 1.7 ranges from core vm, i18n, Nimbus for Swings and other enhancements; We have already discussed the updates in GC for Java SE 6 Update 14; You can find them here; In Java 1.7 have a new garbage collection strategy called G1, which is short for Garbage First. It has been experimentally launched in the Java 1.6 update 14 to replace the regular Concurrent Mark and Sweep Garbage Collectors with increased performance.

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