Content Skeleton

This Page

Previous topic


Next topic


psutil : A cross-platform process and system utilities module for Python


psutil is a module providing an interface for retrieving information on all running processes and system utilization (CPU, memory, disks, network, users) in a portable way by using Python, implementing many functionalities offered by command line tools such as ps, top,...

Memory Info

In [1]: import psutil

In [2]: p = psutil.Process()

In [6]: m = p.get_memory_info()

In [7]: m
Out[7]: pmem(rss=49295360L, vms=2597711872L)

In [8]: m.
m.count  m.index  m.rss    m.vms

In [10]: m.vms/1024/1024
Out[10]: 2477L

In [13]: m.rss/1024/1024
Out[13]: 47L

Installs: G chroma virtual python 2014/12/8

(chroma_env)delta:psutil blyth$ python install ... Processing psutil-2.2.0-py2.7-macosx-10.9-x86_64.egg Copying psutil-2.2.0-py2.7-macosx-10.9-x86_64.egg to /usr/local/env/chroma_env/lib/python2.7/site-packages Adding psutil 2.2.0 to easy-install.pth file

Installed /usr/local/env/chroma_env/lib/python2.7/site-packages/psutil-2.2.0-py2.7-macosx-10.9-x86_64.egg Processing dependencies for psutil==2.2.0 Finished processing dependencies for psutil==2.2.0