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Performance Optimization and Tuning Techniques for IBM Power Systems Processors Including IBM POWER8 by David Wendt, Suresh Warrier, Julian Wang, Bernard King Smith, Will Schmidt, Bill Schmidt, Mauricio Oliveira, Steve Munroe, Alex Mericas, Tulio Magno, Madhusudanan Kandasamy, Alon Shalev Housfater, Brian Hall, Peter Bergner

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Analyzing malloc usage under IBM AIX
This appendix describes the optimization and tuning of the memory usage of an application by using the AIX malloc subroutine. It covers the following topics:
Introduction
There is a simple methodology on AIX to collect useful information about how an application uses the C heap. That information can then be used to choose and tune the appropriate malloc settings. The type of information that typically must be collected is:

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