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Version 3.11 released August 2015
Windows 10, Mac OS X Yosemite, Ubuntu 15.04, Solaris, and more

[Hoard: No Speed Limit] Hoard is a fast, scalable, and memory-efficient memory allocator that can speed up your applications. It’s much faster than built-in system allocators: as much as 2.5x faster than Linux, 3x faster than Windows, and 7x faster than Mac. No source code changes necessary. Cross-platform: works on Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X, and Windows.

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Always free for open source projects (GPL v.2.0).


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Press & Testimonials
Hoard dramatically improves program performance through its more efficient use of memory… and low synchronization costs.”
Lin & Snyder - Principles of Parallel Programming (Addison-Wesley)
“…use Emery Berger’s excellent Hoard multiprocessor memory management code… it is very fast on multiprocessor machines.”
John Robbins - Debugging Applications for Microsoft .NET and Microsoft Windows (Microsoft Press)
To improve memory management performance (with multiple threads), consider an open source alternative such as Hoard…”
Johnson Hart - Windows System Programming (Addison-Wesley)
“… Hoard is especially efficient in multiprocessor environments.”
William von Hagen - The Definitive Guide to GCC
Using the Hoard allocator fixed memory fragmentation and let us run a 6TB RAM genomic assembly job (largest bulk assembly every completed) which was intractable without the use of Hoard.”
Brian Couger - SGI
“We are achieving a 6 fold performance improvement with Hoard.”
Olivier Wall - British Telecom