Go Memory Profiling Gotcha

Some quick gotchas for memory profiling in Go.

Austin Burnett

5 minute read

The holidays are typically a great time to experiment, learn new things, and try to contribute back to your team. This year, I attempted to understand better how one of our command-line tools for Hipchat Data Center performs. While being feature complete, we wanted to better understand its resource consumption. Having heard so much about Go’s builtin performance tooling, I was excited to learn more and hopefully glean some valuable information to confirm assumptions and start brainstorming…