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8073013: Add detailed information about PLAB memory usage Summary: Track and provide information about direct allocation, region end waste and failure waste for G1. Reviewed-by: jmasa, david, ehelin, mgerdin
author tschatzl
date Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:59:39 +0200
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#include "gc/shared/gcUtil.hpp"
#include "memory/allocation.hpp"
#include "utilities/globalDefinitions.hpp"

// Forward declarations.
class PLABStats;

// A per-thread allocation buffer used during GC.
class PLAB: public CHeapObj<mtGC> {
  char      head[32];
  size_t    _word_sz;          // In HeapWord units
  HeapWord* _bottom;
  HeapWord* _top;
  HeapWord* _end;           // Last allocatable address + 1
  HeapWord* _hard_end;      // _end + AlignmentReserve
  // In support of ergonomic sizing of PLAB's
  size_t    _allocated;     // in HeapWord units
  size_t    _wasted;        // in HeapWord units
  size_t    _undo_wasted;
  char      tail[32];
  static size_t AlignmentReserve;

  // Force future allocations to fail and queries for contains()
  // to return false. Returns the amount of unused space in this PLAB.
  size_t invalidate() {
    _end    = _hard_end;
    size_t remaining = pointer_delta(_end, _top);  // Calculate remaining space.
    _top    = _end;      // Force future allocations to fail.
    _bottom = _end;      // Force future contains() queries to return false.
    return remaining;

  // Fill in remaining space with a dummy object and invalidate the PLAB. Returns
  // the amount of remaining space.
  size_t retire_internal();

  void add_undo_waste(HeapWord* obj, size_t word_sz);

  // Undo the last allocation in the buffer, which is required to be of the
  // "obj" of the given "word_sz".
  void undo_last_allocation(HeapWord* obj, size_t word_sz);

  // Initializes the buffer to be empty, but with the given "word_sz".
  // Must get initialized with "set_buf" for an allocation to succeed.
  PLAB(size_t word_sz);
  virtual ~PLAB() {}

  // Minimum PLAB size.
  static size_t min_size();
  // Maximum PLAB size.
  static size_t max_size();

  // If an allocation of the given "word_sz" can be satisfied within the
  // buffer, do the allocation, returning a pointer to the start of the
  // allocated block.  If the allocation request cannot be satisfied,
  // return NULL.
  HeapWord* allocate(size_t word_sz) {
    HeapWord* res = _top;
    if (pointer_delta(_end, _top) >= word_sz) {
      _top = _top + word_sz;
      return res;
    } else {
      return NULL;

  // Allocate the object aligned to "alignment_in_bytes".
  inline HeapWord* allocate_aligned(size_t word_sz, unsigned short alignment_in_bytes);

  // Undo any allocation in the buffer, which is required to be of the
  // "obj" of the given "word_sz".
  void undo_allocation(HeapWord* obj, size_t word_sz);

  // The total (word) size of the buffer, including both allocated and
  // unallocated space.
  size_t word_sz() { return _word_sz; }

  size_t waste() { return _wasted; }
  size_t undo_waste() { return _undo_wasted; }

  // Should only be done if we are about to reset with a new buffer of the
  // given size.
  void set_word_size(size_t new_word_sz) {
    assert(new_word_sz > AlignmentReserve, "Too small");
    _word_sz = new_word_sz;

  // The number of words of unallocated space remaining in the buffer.
  size_t words_remaining() {
    assert(_end >= _top, "Negative buffer");
    return pointer_delta(_end, _top, HeapWordSize);

  bool contains(void* addr) {
    return (void*)_bottom <= addr && addr < (void*)_hard_end;

  // Sets the space of the buffer to be [buf, space+word_sz()).
  virtual void set_buf(HeapWord* buf) {
    _bottom   = buf;
    _top      = _bottom;
    _hard_end = _bottom + word_sz();
    _end      = _hard_end - AlignmentReserve;
    assert(_end >= _top, "Negative buffer");
    // In support of ergonomic sizing
    _allocated += word_sz();

  // Flush allocation statistics into the given PLABStats supporting ergonomic
  // sizing of PLAB's and retire the current buffer. To be called at the end of
  // GC.
  virtual void flush_and_retire_stats(PLABStats* stats);

  // Fills in the unallocated portion of the buffer with a garbage object and updates
  // statistics. To be called during GC.
  virtual void retire();

  void print() PRODUCT_RETURN;

// PLAB book-keeping.
class PLABStats : public CHeapObj<mtGC> {
  size_t _allocated;          // Total allocated
  size_t _wasted;             // of which wasted (internal fragmentation)
  size_t _undo_wasted;        // of which wasted on undo (is not used for calculation of PLAB size)
  size_t _unused;             // Unused in last buffer
  size_t _desired_net_plab_sz;// Output of filter (below), suitably trimmed and quantized
         _filter;             // Integrator with decay

  virtual void reset() {
    _allocated   = 0;
    _wasted      = 0;
    _undo_wasted = 0;
    _unused      = 0;
  PLABStats(size_t desired_net_plab_sz_, unsigned wt) :
  { }

  virtual ~PLABStats() { }

  static const size_t min_size() {
    return PLAB::min_size();

  static const size_t max_size() {
    return PLAB::max_size();

  // Calculates plab size for current number of gc worker threads.
  size_t desired_plab_sz(uint no_of_gc_workers);

  // Updates the current desired PLAB size. Computes the new desired PLAB size with one gc worker thread,
  // updates _desired_plab_sz and clears sensor accumulators.
  virtual void adjust_desired_plab_sz();

  inline void add_allocated(size_t v);

  inline void add_unused(size_t v);

  inline void add_wasted(size_t v);

  inline void add_undo_wasted(size_t v);