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Parallel evaluation and memory use

I have never used Mathematica's parallel evaluation before and have some trouble getting it to work properly. For the record, I am running Mathematica 9 on Linux with an Intel Core i7 processor (4 ...
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How to constrain memory usage on HPC?

I found the performance of built-in function MemoryConstrained is very poor. It stops the evaluation after the memory limit has already been exceeded greatly than ...
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Does parallel programming use up large quantities of memory in Mathematica?

When I start Mathematica with a fresh kernel and load a program I am developing to analyze biology data, the amount of used system memory is 1.9 GB (free memory is 14.5 GB). These memory values are ...