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Debugging a Running Python Process

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Only if it were as easy as installing debug symbols, attach the process with gdb and py-bt! So we have a python agent, which distributes files, running acros...

PyCon19 India: Let’s Hunt a Memory Leak

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We faced a memory leak in production and I wrote about it in this blog post. A while back, I somewhere came across the open Call for Proposals for Pycon Indi...

Curious Case of Python 2 and Integers

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In Detecting Memory Leak in Python, scenarios were shown where python does not release memory when we created a huge list and then explicitly deleted it. The...

Site Wide Memory Leak: An On-Call Story

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This happened a while back, sometime in the year of 2017. I was on-call for the week and it was the weekend. Usually, things are quiet over the weekends but ...