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Hoard is a fast, scalable and memory-efficient allocator for multiprocessors. It solves the heap contention problem caused when multiple threads call dynamic memory allocation functions like malloc() and free() (or new and delete), and can dramatically improve the performance of multithreaded programs running on multiprocessors. it is a drop-in replacement for malloc(), etc., so you don't have to change your source code.

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GPLJanet Casey11 July 2001

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Required to use pthread

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 December 2004.


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