getmemoryinfo

getmemoryinfo ( "mode" )

Returns an object containing information about memory usage.

Argument #1 - mode

Type: string, optional, default=”stats”

determines what kind of information is returned.
  • “stats” returns general statistics about memory usage in the daemon.
  • “mallocinfo” returns an XML string describing low-level heap state (only available if compiled with glibc 2.10+).

Result (mode “stats”)

{                         (json object)
  "locked" : {            (json object) Information about locked memory manager
    "used" : n,           (numeric) Number of bytes used
    "free" : n,           (numeric) Number of bytes available in current arenas
    "total" : n,          (numeric) Total number of bytes managed
    "locked" : n,         (numeric) Amount of bytes that succeeded locking. If this number is smaller than total, locking pages failed at some point and key data could be swapped to disk.
    "chunks_used" : n,    (numeric) Number allocated chunks
    "chunks_free" : n     (numeric) Number unused chunks
  }
}

Result (mode “mallocinfo”)

Name Type Description
str string “<malloc version=”1”>…”

Examples

hive-cli getmemoryinfo
curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id": "curltest", "method": "getmemoryinfo", "params": []}' -H 'content-type: text/plain;' http://127.0.0.1:9766/