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MySQL Connector/Python with the C Extension Keeps Increasing the Memory Usage (Doc ID 2555723.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Connectors - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

During some operations such as re-connecting or querying a float column, MySQL Connector/Python with the C Extension does not release all the memory. This makes the memory usage of the application keep increasing.

Changes

The issue may start after disabling the use_pure option. This includes upgrading to MySQL Connector/Python 8.0 using the default value for use_pure.

Cause

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