Clinging to memory: how Python function calls can increase your memory usage

Unlike languages like C, much of the time Python will free up memory for you. But sometimes, it won’t work the way you expect it to. Consider the following Python program—how much memory do you think it will use at peak? import numpy as np def load_1GB_of… Read more

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IBM has enabled Python to run on z/OS. Often touted as the great “glue language” because it can glue large software components together, Python is one of the most popular and fastest growing programming languages. Python’s popularity is driven by it’s sim... (more…)

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