[IPython-dev] Memory consumption of running notebook

Thomas Kluyver takowl at gmail.com
Thu Jul 10 09:56:14 EDT 2014

On 10 July 2014 04:19, Max Linke <max_linke at gmx.de> wrote:

> I often have 10 and more notebooks running at the same time. It can
> happen that one or two of them contain large arrays that fill up my memory
> and it is not obvious from the cell-content which notebook consumes the
> most memory.
> Is there a way to see how much memory each notebook is roughly using?
> If I understand the notebooks correct a new python process is started
> for each running notebook, then I would already be happy with a way to
> see which process is running which notebook.

I think Ingolf's answer is the best solution at present, but I wonder if
this is something that we can discover and display in the dashboard
'running' tab, perhaps using a module like psutil.

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