checkram(unit='mb', fmt='0.2f', start=0, to_string=True)[source]#

Measure actual memory usage, typically at different points throughout execution.

Note on the different functions:

  • sc.memload() checks current total system memory consumption

  • sc.checkram() checks RAM (virtual memory) used by the current Python process

  • sc.checkmem() checks memory consumption by a given object


import sciris as sc
import numpy as np
start = sc.checkram(to_string=False)
a = np.random.random((1_000, 10_000))

New in version 1.0.0.