Embedding user metadata along with jemalloc metadata

SNL snl20465 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 03:20:05 PDT 2015

Does this question make sense from use case point of view ? Any inputs will
be highly appreciated.

On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 1:02 PM, SNL <snl20465 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On each allocation, I need to book keep 64 bytes of metadata which
> describes that allocation. Currently, I do store this metadata outside and
> look it up when need arises. Needless to say this slows down things for
> heavily multithreaded programs. I am trying to optimize my design and data
> structures. It would be great if I can store my metadata along with
> jemalloc and look it up using jemalloc's quick look up which is already
> optimized for concurrency.
> I found following threads to be relevant, any inputs on existing
> implementations will be helpful.
> https://github.com/jemalloc/jemalloc/issues/203


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