An example of external fragmentation
1 GiB of SDRAM mounted in a computer. An example of primary storage.

Use of pools for memory management that allows dynamic memory allocation comparable to malloc or C++'s operator new.

- Memory pool

For example, in dynamic memory allocation, memory pools drastically cut internal fragmentation by spreading the space overhead over a larger number of objects.

- Fragmentation (computing)
An example of external fragmentation

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