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11. GC Flavors

Konrad Kokosa1 
Warsaw, Poland

The previous four chapters contain a very detailed description of the Garbage Collector in .NET - in the vast majority in its simplest variant. In this chapter, however, we will look at all GC varieties. In addition to the standard knowledge of how and why they are designed, we will consider their pros and cons. We will look at both the GC operating modes and the latency settings.

In terms of the different GC flavors available in .NET, the most common question that arises is - which one to choose? Therefore, after learning how they differ, we will try to answer this important question in this chapter. ...

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