C memory-allocation

Open-source C projects categorized as memory-allocation

Top 8 C memory-allocation Projects

  • bdwgc

    The Boehm-Demers-Weiser conservative C/C++ Garbage Collector (bdwgc, also known as bdw-gc, boehm-gc, libgc)

    Project mention: Writing a Simple Garbage Collector in C (2020) | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-04-08

    Boehm GC is mentioned in the article: https://github.com/ivmai/bdwgc

  • hardened_malloc

    Hardened allocator designed for modern systems. It has integration into Android's Bionic libc and can be used externally with musl and glibc as a dynamic library for use on other Linux-based platforms. It will gain more portability / integration over time.

    Project mention: WhatsApp forces Pegasus spyware maker to share its secret code | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-03-02
  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

  • zpl

    📐 Pushing the boundaries of simplicity

  • php-memory-profiler

    Memory profiler for PHP. Helps finding memory leaks in PHP scripts.

    Project mention: PHP: memory errors | dev.to | 2023-05-24

    use memprof

  • buddy_alloc

    A single header buddy memory allocator for C & C++

    Project mention: buddy memory allocator - project update (2 years) | /r/C_Programming | 2023-06-12

    If you need a sub-allocator with predictable performance feel free to give it a try. The code is here and it is licensed under the 0BSD license, making it as lax and as close to public domain as possible. Comments, issues and PRs are always welcomed and appreciated. Thanks!

  • small

    Specialized memory allocators (by tarantool)

  • qCUDA

    qCUDA: GPGPU Virtualization at a New API Remoting Method with Para-virtualization

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

  • Memory-Allocators

    A set of custom memory allocators (by pavlosdais)

    Project mention: Memory Allocators | /r/C_Programming | 2023-08-26

    Hey everyone! I recently created some memory allocators as a part of a mini-project. It's primarily made for educational purposes on this topic but if anyone is interested in using them and/or providing feedback here is a link to the repository. Thank you:)

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2024-03-02.

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What are some of the best open-source memory-allocation projects in C? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 bdwgc 2,711
2 hardened_malloc 1,122
3 zpl 948
4 php-memory-profiler 825
5 buddy_alloc 104
6 small 96
7 qCUDA 87
8 Memory-Allocators 21
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