[rrd-users] Memory usage

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Wed Sep 17 22:07:11 CEST 2014

Hi Christian,

Today Christian Brechbuehler wrote:

> Hello list,
> I just started using RRD to write some perl statistics scripts - so definitely
> a newbie. When testing the scripts i found a surprising thing:
> As soon as I include the RRDs module (just 'use RRDs;', no actual usage), the
> virtual memory usage of the scripts goes up from ~20K to 125MB. Is that normal
> or am I doing something wrong?

there are quite a lot of libraries that get loaded with the rrdtool
bindings ...

so that might well be


> Regards
> Christian
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