Garbage Collection

Explore 3 Popular Myths About Garbage Collection

There are 3 highly popular myths about garbage collection. Let’s review those myths and the actual truth behind them. Myth #1: Minor GCs don’t pause the application There are different types of garbage collection events: Minor GC event, Major GC event & Full GC event. It’s been proposed that Minor

Reasons for Android Runtime Garbage Collection

In Android Run Time (ART) environment, Garbage Collection activity could be triggered due to one of these reasons: Concurrent A concurrent GC that does not suspend app threads. This GC runs in a background thread and does not prevent allocations. Alloc The GC was initiated because your app attempted to