The GNU C library is used as the C library in the GNU system and most systems with the Linux kernel
TCMalloc is a malloc library developed by Google
Available faster malloc
"Tcmalloc is faster than the glibc 2.3 malloc available as a separate library called ptmalloc2 and other malloc s that i have tested"
from question "* (no title is found for this review)"
"Tcmalloc is faster than the glibc 2.3 malloc."
from question "Thread safe memory pool"
"Then we found glibc also have same issue but increase rate is less than tcmalloc"
from question "Tcmalloc's fragmentation"
"Jemalloc and tcmalloc with some setting changes can be more aggressive than glibc to release memory to the os - but again it depends on the allocation patterns"
from question "Why the memory fragmentation is less than 1 in Redis"