A while back, I searched perlmonks and googled to get a better understanding of how perl manages memory. These are the links I've collected:
in reply to undefining hashes to free memory
- PM: Strange memory growth?
- PM: Nested Calls, Recursion and MEMORY
- nntp.perl.org - perl.perl5.porters (51374)
- When perl is not quite fast enough
- PM: memory usage/leaks
- PM: memory usage woes
- PM: Garbage collection of 'my' variables
- PM: Tracking Memory Leaks
- Re: Is perlbug broken?