The CLR garbage collector divides objects into small and large categories. When an object is large, some attributes associated with it become more significant than if the object is small.

With the June 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, Maoni Stephens explains what qualifies an object as a large object, how these large objects are collected, and what kind of performance implications large objects impose.

You’ll find previous installments of CLR Inside Out in the MSDN Magazine archives.