[erlang-questions] Erlang beam memory question

Stephen Han <>
Tue Jul 8 17:05:36 CEST 2008


If I do the 'top' then the beam is using

Size: 302M RSS: 302M SHARE: 1716

However, when I do the erlang:memory()


It is showing different number? Why there is such a discrepancies?

I am running Yaws on OTP r10b-9. I do see the issue once i do stress testing
using tool to generate about 500 user sessions.

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