[racket] Engineering Tradeoffs of ANF transforms and the Stateless Server

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Dec 30 14:54:50 EST 2011

On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 9:26 PM, Galler <lzgaller at optonline.net> wrote:
> I note that no one has discussed throwing a significant amount of physical
> memory at the problem.
> Empirically, is that because garbage-collection of a large heap creates its
> own performance problems?

Yes, GC pauses get annoying when the heap gets large. This can lead to
timeouts on the client side.


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