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GUI tool for viewing CPU/IO/Memory Pressure information in Linux

Newer versions of the Linux kernel provide detailed information on not only memory pressure, but also IO and CPU pressure. This "pressure" can be thought of as a measure how much your ...
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FLOSS software that helps you remember a passhprase

Currently I'm using a bad passphrase and would like to switch to diceware. However, the kinds of passhphrases I'll be generating won't be recoverable so I must remember them. Is there any software ...
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Any Way to Use zRAM on Mac?

My friend has an old Macbook that doesn't have much RAM. I am mostly a Linux person, and I don't know that much about Mac, though I did grow up using older ones. I know that on Linux, it is possible ...
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How to benchmark peak memory working set and runtime of cli applications?

I have a similar piece of code in 4 different technologies (Go, Node, .NET and Python), and all of them are CLI tools. I'd like to benchmark them against one another and record runtime as well as the ...
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Consume an arbitrary amount of system memory in Windows

I'm looking for Windows program or method to consume an arbitrary amount of RAM. Purpose is to test how another program behaves when it's an a reduced memory situation.
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Software to clean unnecessary memory from my PC without making any kind of damage?

I do have a lot of unnecessary data in my C-drive, some of them are from previously installed software and some are just some temporary files... Can you suggest me some good software to clean them ...
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STM32F412 Read/Write external PSRAM using FSMC interface

I recently got my external PSRAM working with STM32F412 and I have a small question about it. The PSRAM that I am using: http://www.issi.com/WW/pdf/66-67WVE4M16EALL-BLL-CLL.pdf I know that Bank 1 is ...
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CPP memory leaks detection tool for Mac Mojave

I am developing with c++ with a mac. Frequently, my codes have memory leak issues, and I want a tool that can detect them. I want something like Valgrind, but I can't use Valgrind as I'm on Mojave(10....
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Tool to detect memory leak in big C++ server application on AIX7.1 and AIX7.2

I am making an VC++/C++ application in AIX7.1. Client system is made of VC++ and server is made of C++ and DB is Db2 v10.5. Compiler version is following: IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V13.1.3 (5725-C72, 5765-...
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Tool that shows file/line/function of each malloc request and release

Recently I got a simple memory check tool that uses preload to hack all memory requests and releases. But currently only collects pointer addresses and size that have not been released. Is there any ...
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Memory debugger for C++ on Windows, able to find leaks

Are there any available programs to manage memory usage, GDI objects? I would like to receive data about the allocation and usage of memory objects in the code. Now I am involved in a project in C ++, ...
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Arena-based allocation library for C++ or tutorial

I'm writing a C++ BVH (Bounding Volume Hierarchy) tree following the example of the BVH implemented in Physcally Based Rendering 3 (Github), which uses an Arena-based allocation to improve the ...
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Seeking a (lightweight) stand-alone interactive console (Python-specific) outside of IDLE. Suggestions? [closed]

I currently use Pycharm and it's become quite bothersome to open the entire application, wait for it to index, wait a bit more for it to stop lagging (even though I have 16GB RAM), and finally be able ...
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Help to learn words

I have list of words and translations I would like to learn. I need software that could help me to learn them by asking translations or original words. I don't need any lessons, and tutorials, just ...
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C++ Static tool to check if the object has been reset when released back into object pool

I want to check and see if the object has been reset one release it to the object pool after use. As the code is long and will be made changes later on, I wanted to know if there is a static tool ...
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Lighweight drop-in replacement for valgrind

I have an automatic program checker installed, which allows to run some tests against (student) code with respect of memory and time limits. Currently all programs written in c++ are run in valgrind ...
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Linux tool to detect buffer overflows on inter-process shared memory

I just found a difficult bug in my program. The program was freely writing outside the bound of an array on the shared memory segment with no notice. I am currently using Valgrind to check for memory ...
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'abstract' slab/arena memory management/allocation library

I'm interested in a library for managing allocation and de-allocation of memory within an abstract slab. That is, a library which doesn't use malloc()/operator new/sbrk, but initially gets a ...
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Web browser extension to minimize memory usage

My Windows 7 PC has only :-) 4Gb. I noted Firefox process takes as much as 2Gb alone. It is one single process. IE, Chrome, Opera have separate processes for each tab. I have many tabs open and do ...
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Alexandrescu 'vexing alligator' allocator implementation?

In last year's CppCon, the wonderful Andrei Alexandrescu gave a talk on designing memory allocators, (in?)aptly named: std::allocator is to Allocation what std::vector is to Vexation (earlier titles:...
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Memory diagnostic tool, like MemTest86

Occasionally I use MemTest86 to perform a memory diagnostic, however, it is a bootable application, then I'm in search of a similar application that can run under the OS environment. I'm aware of ...
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Fast open source c++ memory pool

What are the best open source memory pools available in c++? I do not want thread safety as application will be single threaded. I primary goal is fast allocation and de-allocation. Bit of more than ...
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One-line real-time CPU & memory usage report terminal tool

I am working with a remote server which runs tmux. I want to be able to open a one-line pane with server memory report updated in realtime. Like top or htop. Is there such a command line utility? Is ...
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Standalone .NET memory profiler

I am looking for .NET memory profilers running on Windows 7 SP1 or higher can be commercial software must provide "per developer" license (not machine specific) must be able to run without Visual ...
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Choose which program(s) should be killed when out of RAM

I am looking for a Windows 7 program with which I could define an order of priority of which program(s) should be killed when out of RAM.
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Alert if available RAM is too low

I am looking for a Windows 7 program that can give me an alert (e.g. pop up around the icon tray) whenever the ratio available RAM / total RAM goes below some configurable threshold. Gratis is better.
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Buffer overflow check for Boehm GC

I'm using Boehm GC and valgrind. But it seems valgrind cannot detect overflow in GC_malloc'ed buffers. Does anyone know any tools that can detect buffer overflow for Boehm GC?
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Free RAM Booster for Mac

I feel that my mac needs more RAM, but I can not afford that right now. I need a free RAM booster etc. for my mac. My requirements: Free For mac Little CPU usage (I want to run other programs) ...
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A service for storing info (notes, links) for future is needed

Desired features: Chronological notes (like blog) Private and public notes (customized access would be a plus) Rich note (at least must support hyperlinks) Supports links to single notes (including ...
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What is the best RAM manager for rooted android? [closed]

I just rooted and installed MIUI custom ROM. It says. I have only 200 MB left. I have tried to add up all the memory listed in the apps section used by each app. And it is just <400MB. So I want to ...
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Limiting the amount of RAM an application can use

I am looking for a program that can limit the amount of RAM an application is allowed to use. If possible, free and compatible with Windows 7 x64.