Discrepancy between OS memory and erlang virtual memory?

Hitesh Kishorbhai Vaghani hitesh.v@REDACTED
Thu Sep 23 09:00:51 CEST 2021

Hi Max,

Sorry for sharing the unclear information.

Adding external document links for explanation.


*Hitesh Vaghani*

On Thu, Sep 23, 2021 at 12:12 PM Max Lapshin <max.lapshin@REDACTED> wrote:

> You show a strange graphic without any numbers. all other commands are
> also cutted.
> Also part of your email is rather unclear: you write to a public list that
> your email is confidential. Bad idea.
> About memory:
> 1) use recon in your production. recon_alloc will help to collect big
> amount of information from erlang runtime
> 2) take a look at /proc/3975367/maps, sometimes it helps to find leaks or
> better interpret numbers.
> What you see is a mismatch between different ways to calculate memory.
> Usually it is ok to live with such a difference.


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