Memory allocator for multiprocessors
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.
released on 23 September 2015
11 July 2001
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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 March 2018.
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