[erlang-questions] percept issue

Björn-Egil Dahlberg <>
Mon Sep 20 16:10:57 CEST 2010


On 2010-09-20 15:52, Joel Reymont wrote:
> If I have a 21gb precept dat file, does it mean that 21gb or more of virtual memory will be used to process it?

Percept is not built to handle that amount of data. It is intended for 
small snapshots (i.e 20 - 30 seconds) of a system during heavy load.

It will try to read everything into ets so your system will not be happy.

// Björn-Egil


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