Understanding Memory Usage in Typesense Migration

TLDR Bryan asked about the relationship of System Memory and Typesense Memory Used in their cluster dashboard. Jason clarified that Typesense Memory involves RAM and potential swap space used by Typesense.

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Tue, 05 Jul 2022 15:53:50 UTC

Hi everyone, We are starting to migrate some more of our Algolia indexes to Typesense and I am trying to determine if the `Typesense Memory Used` in our cluster dashboard is part of the `System Memory Used` . In other words is the total memory used 1. `System Memory Used` 2. `System Memory Used` + `Typesense Memory Used` I probably am missing this info in the docs so thanks for the assistance.

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Tue, 05 Jul 2022 16:16:07 UTC

System Memory Used is the actual RAM that is used by Typesense and the OS Typesense Memory Used is `RAM used by Typesense` + `Any potential swap space used by Typesense`. Ideally you don't want any swap to be used for consistent performance. Swap is only configured for safety purposes

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Tue, 05 Jul 2022 16:16:53 UTC

Beautiful. Thanks Jason