[logback-dev] RFC: LoggingEvent redesign

Ceki Gulcu ceki at qos.ch
Tue Feb 24 21:54:44 CET 2009

Thorbjoern Ravn Andersen wrote:

> Java programs generally create a lot of short lived objects and the 
> garbage collectors know very well how to deal with them.  I suggest we 
> measure to see if there is a difference :)  You probably have some very 
> large datasets?

Preliminary test show that there is a 2% increase in the time it takes to 
serialize LoggingEventMemento instances (3482 nanoseconds per object) instead of 
LoggingEvent instances directly (3413 nanoseconds per object). In other words, 
the overhead is negligible.

Ceki Gülcü
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