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How much memory does importing PANDAS library take?

Objective

Let us compare the memory consumption of Python PANDAS library.

Methodology

Small script called memtest.py:


@profile
def a():
    import pandas

if __name__=="__main__":
    a()

Test it with

$python -m memory_profiler memtest.py

Results:

Output:

The increment of memory usage in line#4 shows, it took 36.527MB to import pandas on my machine. What does your benchmarking result look like?

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