https://info.cloudquant.com/wp-content/uploads/leak.png 1128 1721 Tayloe Draughon https://info.cloudquant.com/wp-content/uploads/cloudquant_final_horiz-1030x342.png Tayloe Draughon2018-12-07 21:59:562018-12-10 16:25:31Fixing Python Memory Leaks
A few of our power users reported that long-running backtests would sometimes run out of memory. These power-users are the people who often find new trading strategies and so we wanted to work with them to improve the performance of our backtesting tools. Over the past couple of weeks, our senior engineer found that the problem wasn't in our code, but in one of the popular Python libraries that we use. We found the problem in numpy and numba.