How to measure memory footprint of Python objects?

Heikki Toivonen heikki at
Thu Sep 21 04:32:57 CEST 2006

Neagu, Adrian wrote:
> I try to solve the following problem: I have a python program that takes a
> lot of memory (>hundred Mb). I made an improvement (I hope) and I want to
> measure the gain (if possible on several platforms). I would like to be able
> to print the max memory taken during the run upon exiting my Python program
> (like I already do for the time taken to run).

You could try PySizer:

  Heikki Toivonen

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