Patent Number: 7,827,212

Title: System and method for improved clearing of JAVA object's variables

Abstract: An apparatus and a method of clearing a runtime data area where software objects store variables and each software object has a finalize method where the invention drives the finalize method of a software object when the finalize method of the software object has not performed an operation for a predetermined time period.

Inventors: Cotner; Curt Lee (Gilroy, CA)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 12/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00