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  1. Memory benchmarking with vbench

    Thu 05 July 2012
    By vene

    The scikit-learn-speed project now has memory usage benchmarking!

    This was accomplished by building on what I described in my recent posts, specifically the extensions to Fabian’s [memory_profiler][] that you can find in my fork, but they will be merged upstream soon. The key element is the %magic_memit function whose ...

  2. On why my %memit fails on OSX

    Wed 04 July 2012
    By vene

    In my last post I mentioned that I’m not satisfied with the current state of %memit, because some more complicated numerical function calls make it crash. I will start this post with a reminder of a pretty important bug:

    [On MacOS X (10.7 but maybe more), after forking ...

  3. More on memory benchmarking

    Mon 02 July 2012
    By vene

    Following up on my task to make it easier to benchmark memory usage in Python, I updated Fabian’s [memory_profiler][] to include a couple of useful IPython magics. While in my last post, I used the new IPython 0.13 syntax for defining magics, this time I used the backwards-compatible ...