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D is a systems programming language developed by Walter Bright and since 2006 Andrei Alexandrescu. Its focus is on combining the power and high performance of C and C++ with the programmer productivity of modern languages like Ruby and Python. Special attention is given to the needs of concurrency, reliability, documentation, quality assurance, management and portability.

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Why did the team at LMAX use Java and design the architecture to avoid GC at all cost?

Why did the team at LMAX design the LMAX Disruptor in Java but all their design points to minimizing GC use? If one does not want to have GC run then why use a garbage collected language? Their ...