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Locality-Aware GC Optimisations for Big Data Workloads [chapter]

Duarte Patrício, Rodrigo Bruno, José Simão, Paulo Ferreira, Luís Veiga
2017 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The heap layout and algorithmic extensions are implemented on top of the Garbage First (G1) garbage collector (the new by-default collector) of the HotSpot JVM.  ...  The benefits of such runtimes can however be limited by automatic memory management, i.e., Garbage Collection (GC), which does not consider object locality, resulting in objects that point to each other  ...  project POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016883.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-69459-7_4 fatcat:kbyrcucpkncrtp7r5gqbgajwq4

A partial read barrier for efficient support of live object-oriented programming

Eliot Miranda, Clément Béra
2015 Proceedings of the 2015 ACM SIGPLAN International Symposium on Memory Management - ISMM 2015  
Spur, a new object representation and memory manager for Smalltalk-like languages, has neither of these deficiencies.  ...  Live programming, originally introduced by Smalltalk and Lisp, and now gaining popularity in contemporary systems such as Swift, requires on-the-fly support for object schema migration, such that the layout  ...  We thank Cadence Design Systems and Yaron Kashai for providing support for this project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2754169.2754186 dblp:conf/iwmm/MirandaB15 fatcat:5wvm4qbw5bcynmt7iig4xu7g4m

A partial read barrier for efficient support of live object-oriented programming

Eliot Miranda, Clément Béra
2015 SIGPLAN notices  
Spur, a new object representation and memory manager for Smalltalk-like languages, has neither of these deficiencies.  ...  Live programming, originally introduced by Smalltalk and Lisp, and now gaining popularity in contemporary systems such as Swift, requires on-the-fly support for object schema migration, such that the layout  ...  We thank Cadence Design Systems and Yaron Kashai for providing support for this project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2887746.2754186 fatcat:7hghunibibdxnho4shyt45q6la

A Practical Approach to Access Heterogeneous and Distributed Databases [chapter]

Fernando de Ferreira Rezende, Ulrich Hermsen, Georgiane de Sá Oliveira, Renata Costa Guedes Pereira, Jochen Rütschlin
1999 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we present a database access interface which allows users to formulate SQL2 queries in a homogeneous way against a federation of heterogeneous databases.  ...  A common problem within most large corporations nowadays is the diversity of database systems that are employed by their many departments in the development of a product.  ...  it is caught by the Java's garbage collector.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-48738-7_24 fatcat:wtlugqf65jgefpebs2qqxtyzry

The precarious livelihood in waste dumps: a report on food insecurity and hunger among recyclable waste collectors

Leonor Maria Pacheco Santos, Fernando Ferreira Carneiro, Maria da Graça Luderitz Hoefel, Wallace dos Santos, Thaissa Quintas Nogueira
2013 Revista de Nutrição  
METHODS: A census was performed of the collectors' families living on five blocks near the dump of the Complementary Industry and Supply Sector, Brasília, Federal District, known as Cidade Estrutural.  ...  Based on the food insecurity scale and the reporting of eating foods picked from the garbage by 55% of the respondents, a total of 75% of the households were exposed to food insecurity.  ...  The first "Conference on Global Food Security" was held in 1974, during a time when the global food reserves were low.  ... 
doi:10.1590/s1415-52732013000300007 fatcat:2eo3nmptenhrhgn4lwl2yqutnu

Disruptive Environmental Technologies of High Population Impact Aimed at the Disposal of Recyclable Materials

Uilmer Rodrigues Xavier da Cruz, Prof. Dr. Ricardo Alexandrino Garcia
2020 International journal for innovation education and research  
Thus, this study aimed to make a theoretical literature review at the beginning of the discussions on the first "green" technologies, their development and patents, as well as on Brazilian inventions aimed  ...  In addition, concepts of innovation of information and disruptive technologies for commercial purposes were addressed, thus presenting two technological tools given their high educational content and great  ...  and on a global capital scale.  ... 
doi:10.31686/ijier.vol8.iss8.2501 fatcat:orlo75myebfzlljbw6x4ob26kq

Managing the Technology for Selectively Collecting Solid Waste in the Western Amazon Sub Region

Norma Maria Coelho Vieira, Marcelo José Peres Gomes da Silva, Flávio de São Pedro Filho, Maria José Aguilar Madeira, Fabricio Moraes de Almeida
2018 The Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management  
on Management Strategy for Innovation and Sustainability, Covilha, Portugal.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank the University of Beira Interior, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, Department of Management and Economics, Post-Doctoral Programme in Management and Economics, with a focus  ...  efficient global business models for the management of solid waste.  ... 
doi:10.5276/jswtm.2018.43 fatcat:lohd5pgcsndi3ia6xdqvxzm54i

Monitoring the sustainable development goals at a local level: information transparency on public health (SDG 3) in Brazilian municipalities

Diego Pereira Lindoso, Gabriela Litre, Julia Lopes Ferreira, Kayton Ávila
2021 Sustentabilidade em Debate  
This study evaluates the proposed indicators for SDG 3 and databases that underpin these indicators.  ...  In Brazil, the process of localizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) using public databases faces technical, institutional and political challenges.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to thank the reviewers for their thoughtful comments and efforts towards improving our manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.18472/sustdeb.v12n1.2021.36601 fatcat:blcs2pmi5bf5rm74qlybf2wx3i

The challenge of urban solid waste management in Brazil

Renata Klafke, Marta C.V. de Oliveira, Sergio Chaerki
2021 Economía, Sociedad y Territorio  
The National Solid Waste Policy (PNRS) and its regulation originated a new reference for the integrated and sustainable solid waste management in the country and new challenges for the implementation and  ...  The purpose of this research is to identify the efficiency level of urban solid waste management in the Brazilian capitals during the period from 2002 to 2016.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was carried out with the support of the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel -Brazil (CAPES).  ... 
doi:10.22136/est20221738 fatcat:khp62k75hvcvrfwkletbx6zqje

FROM BUREAUCRACY TO MARKET? ONGOING REFORM AND PERFORMANCE CHALLENGES OF SOLID WASTE ADMINISTRATION IN MOSCOW
ОТ БЮРОКРАТИИ К РЫНКУ? ТЕКУЩАЯ РЕФОРМА И ПРОБЛЕМЫ ЭФФЕКТИВНОСТИ УПРАВЛЕНИЯ ТВЕРДЫМИ БЫТОВЫМИ ОТХОДАМИ В МОСКВЕ

Rosaline Agiamoh, National Research University Higher School of Economics
2020 Public Administration Issues  
a predominantly bureaucratic system to a quasi-market process.  ...  Finally the paper provides suggestions for collaborative governance with regards to household waste management in the city.  ...  Only a handful of such cities exist globally today and serve as a model to other municipalities on the cusp of overhauling their waste management system.  ... 
doi:10.17323/1999-5431-2020-0-5-149-170 fatcat:jedqb4ryyrdjjiloa7ke7qowwa

Social processes in post-crisis municipal solid waste management innovations: A proposal for research and knowledge exchange in South Asia

René Véron, Nishara Fernando, N. C. Narayanan, Bishnu Upreti, Babu Ambat, Ranga Pallawala, Sudarshan Rajbhandari, Swetha Rao Dhananka, Christian Zurbrügg
2018 Research Ideas and Outcomes  
pre-requisites for functioning SWM systems, and thus for (environmental and social) sustainability more generally.  ...  health affecting mostly the urban poor, as well as to global climate change.  ...  Acknowledgements Funding for this project has been granted by the Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme), a joint funding initiative of the Swiss Agency for Development  ... 
doi:10.3897/rio.4.e31430 fatcat:qyf2oltr7jhmvikumqhxroudzm

Evaluation of the National Return of unwanted medicines (RUM) program in Australia: a study protocol

Amanda J. Wheeler, Jean Spinks, Emilie Bettington, Fiona Kelly
2017 Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice  
Stage One will include a nation-wide audit of a representative sample of unwanted medicine bins, collected by community pharmacies, for incineration.  ...  Results will inform the Federal Department of Health and NatRUM Ltd. Board at a local level, as well as other countries who are yet to develop or implement coordinated disposal schemes.  ...  ), under the supervision of the project Data Collector Manager, (a registered pharmacist).  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40545-017-0126-6 pmid:29234498 pmcid:PMC5719897 fatcat:da7leraapbhbdieuv2iy2n26iu

Online reorganization of databases

Gary H. Sockut, Balakrishna R. Iyer
2009 ACM Computing Surveys  
In practice, any database management system sometimes needs reorganization, that is, a change in some aspect of the logical and/or physical arrangement of a database.  ...  Taking a database offline can be unacceptable for a highly available (24-hour) database, for example, a database serving electronic commerce or armed forces, or for a very large database.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS A suggestion from Robert Goldberg led to the first author's early work in online reorganization. We thank these people for discussing issues in reorganization: Kiran Achyutuni, S.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1541880.1541881 fatcat:nbrjxa6h6fberhpb2blzmqoio4

Exploring the municipal solid waste management via MFA-SAA approach in Terengganu, Malaysia

Latifah Abdul Ghani
2021 Environmental and Sustainability Indicators  
A B S T R A C T This study aims to investigate the outflow and entry of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) from two aspects of the study system, i.e., the rural and urban scale in the state of Terengganu, Malaysia  ...  Modelling was performed on 8 MSW management scenarios, one per district, over a period of 12 months in 2020 throughout the entire state.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to express their gratitude to the Research Management and Innovation Centre (RMIC) of Universiti Malaysia Terengganu for the financial support through the project  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.indic.2021.100144 fatcat:k755xhnnszdxblcx7ehxwmqgdm

Circular Economy in Russia: Drivers and Barriers for Waste Management Development

Olga Fedotkina, Elena Gorbashko, Natalia Vatolkina
2019 Sustainability  
Russia is just starting to become a circular and green economy. The development of an efficient national waste management system is a prerequisite for the circular economy (CE).  ...  We conduct a case study of the best available techniques of waste management in leading Russian companies to identify the roles existing in waste management systems (WMS), to allocate responsibilities  ...  137 account for 16% of the global population.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11205837 fatcat:foa3oxe7njaeloxt5tjkjftfl4
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