profiling memory usage

MrJean1 MrJean1 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 16:06:21 CEST 2006


The latest Python release 2.5 includes improvements to the memory
manager and *may* work better for you, it all depends on the root cause
of the problem.  For more details, see the 5th bullet on this page
<http://docs.python.org/whatsnew/ports.html>.

/Jean Brouwers


Eddie wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am looking for a method to profile memory usage in my python program.
> The program provides web service and therefore is intended to run for a
> long time. However, the memory usage tends to increase all the time,
> until in a day or two the system cannot handle it any more and starts
> to do constant swapping. Is there a way to look at which objects or
> variables are taking the huge amount of memory space?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Eddie




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