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From Jukka Zitting <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduation of DirectMemory as a TLP
Date Wed, 01 Aug 2012 11:57:48 GMT

On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 12:22 AM, Tim Williams <> wrote:
> The DirectMemory community is ready to graduate and become a full TLP.
> [...]
> Please VOTE to submit the below resolution to the board for consideration:

[x] +1 DirectMemory graduates to TLP

> second level, off-heap, cache able to store large amounts of data without
> filling up the Java heap and thus avoiding long garbage collection cycles.

That's a pretty tight definition of scope. How about just "off-heap
cache for the Java platform"? That should be specific enough to
differentiate DirectMemory from other similar projects, and generic
enough to better allow evolution of your architecture and key use
cases down the line.


Jukka Zitting

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