Inside the Improved Firefox 3 Memory Manager

Mozilla software engineer Stuart Parmenter explains the new and improved inner workings of the Firefox 3 memory manager and what was involved in the quest of decreasing the browser's memory load. Not simply all about fixing memory leaks, it involved solving memory fragmentation issues as well, as Windows and most other operating system allocates memory in blocks and may not "see" small enough fragments of memory as usable in practice.

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