I understand that Permgen used to give out of memory errors which has been resolved by metaspace. But, what is the reason to add a new memory area like metaspace in the JVM? Why they did not change the internal implementation of permgen keeping the same name itself.
It looks like it's time for me to write you a reality check! Or maybe a tiny ad!
Building a Better World in your Backyard by Paul Wheaton and Shawn Klassen-Koop