EUC 2014 – Lukas Larsson – Memory Allocators in the VM, Memory Management: Battle Stories
When working with garbage collected languages such as Erlang, memory is not something you think about until it becomes a problem. This presentation will attempt to explain how the Erlang VM does memory management and give a couple of real world examples of how tuning the Erlang VM memory allocators increased memory efficiency.
Give the audience a basic understanding of how Erlang memory management works and provide some examples of how to tune memory allocator.
Advanced Erlang users that want to be able to diagnose and correct memory issues in large Erlang systems.