Finding and Fixing Memory Leaks in Python

1 · BuzzFeed · Jan. 17, 2019, 5:01 p.m.
One of the major benefits provided in dynamic interpreted languages such as Python is that they make managing memory easy. Objects such as arrays and strings grow dynamically as needed and their memory is cleared when no longer needed. Since memory management is handled by the language, memory leaks are less common of a problem than in languages like C and C++ where it is left to the programmer to request and free memory.The BuzzFeed technology stack includes a micro-service architecture that su...