A Tale of Memory and the Garbage Collector

It all starts with memory

There is your computer memory (RAM) and its Hard Drive (HD). Think of RAM as your computers short term memory, the dashboard for thinking and executing things. Really, it’s just a chip that can generate mini-electrical signals that add up to a bunch of 0’s and 1’s. The more RAM you have (4gb, 8gb, 16gb, etc.) the more of these signals it can…