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    I run memtest86+ on all systems I build, only once have I had it identify issues and the RMA process was buttery smooth.

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      Or better yet, use ECC memory if you can afford it. (And if you’re a company, you can’t afford not to.)

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        Since JVM touches all the memory it will find more defects than programs that do not. Is there more to this article than that?

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          Yes, the details. I learned a lot about JVM memory layout and practices.

          Also the great quote at the end:

          Everybody has a testing environment. Some people are lucky enough to have a totally separate environment to run production in.