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Synchronous and asynchronous GC

 
Hari babu
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Hi all,
what is the difference between synchronous and asynchronous garbage collection ?
Hari
 
Ilja Preuss
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As far as I understand, synchronous GCing is more effective, but will pause your application until it is finished. I might be wrong, though...
 
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