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Understanding Python Memory at Instagram
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| by Min Ni Follow 0 Followers on Jan 24, 2018 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London, Mar 4 - 6, 2019. Save an extra £75.00 with INFOQ75!

Min Ni talks about how Python memory profiling is done at Instagram, what useful insights they got from memory profiling data, and how such insights turned into efficiency wins for Instagram servers. He shares their learnings from tuning and improving Python memory garbage collection.


Min Ni is currently an engineering manager at Instagram, his team mainly focuses on Instagram server performance. Before he joined Instagram, he worked at Facebook infra team for 4 years. His interests are in the area of high performance computing and large scale distributed system.

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