[erlang-questions] Memory size of Erlang term

Gustav Simonsson <>
Tue Jul 10 10:49:36 CEST 2012


Hi Ward,

Examples of erts_debug:size/1 and flat_size/1 are in:
http://www.erlang.org/doc/efficiency_guide/processes.html

// Gustav

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----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ward Bekker" <>
> To: 
> Sent: Tuesday, 10 July, 2012 10:33:11 AM
> Subject: [erlang-questions] Memory size of Erlang term
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> 
> Is there an Erlang function that returns the actual word size / byte
> size of a term?
> 
> 
> 
> (I know of
> http://www.erlang.org/doc/efficiency_guide/advanced.html#id68680 ,
> but wondering if there is a function for it )
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> 
> Ward
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