Static memory allocation in Python

Calvin Spealman ironfroggy at socialserve.com
Tue Jun 17 21:05:08 CEST 2008


On Jun 17, 2008, at 2:34 PM, Eduardo Henrique Tessarioli wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I am running a very simple python application and I noted that the  
> memory allocation is something like 4,5M.
> This is a problem in my case, because I have to run 2 thousand  
> process at the same time.
> The memory I need is 100k or less. Is there any way to set this for  
> the python process?

The runtime itself isn't as light as, say, the C stdlib.

Now, there are a lot of shared libraries here, so you should measure  
not just a single instance, but how much it actually grows in overall  
system memory usage as you run more simultaneous python interpreters.

> Regards,
> Eduardo
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