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    cTrader Memory Management


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    Running your automated strategies on your PC or a Virtual Private Server (VPS) will require the right amount of memory (RAM), this memory can be very expensive and not always required. The cTrader cBot Memory Manager will not only make sure you have the right amount of RAM but will also free up your memory when cTrader starts to consume large amounts of memory.
    Type: cTrader cBot
    Current version: 1.0.0
    Requires: Windows 7, 10, 11
    Updated: 29 August 2022

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    Most traders will host their cTrader automated strategies (cBots) on a Virtual Private Server (VPS), these servers do not come cheap and the memory or RAM as it is known can add to the cost. This tool will help you keep your costs down and also tell you if you need to add extra memory.

     

    THIS PRODUCT ONLY CLEARS THE MEMORY RESERVED BY THE CTRADER PLATFORM THAT IS NO LONGER USED.
     

    What is RAM?

    Random-access memory is a form of computer data storage that stores frequently used program instructions to increase the general speed of a system. RAM is used as "temporary storage" by your computer. The amount of RAM you have determines the number of programs and services running.

     

    So what happens when your computer runs out of memory (RAM)?

    When your computer runs out of memory, your computer will start to use the hard drive space for "Virtual Memory". The problem with this is that your hard drive read/write speeds are much slower than the RAM read/write speeds. You will notice your hard drive activity LED constantly flashing, and your computer will start to run slow. The more "Virtual Memory" is used, the slower your computer will run.

     

    Do You Need a Large Amount of RAM on the VPS Server?

    The answer is a simple "NO", there are many things you can do to reduce the amount of memory being used by your PC or Server so that your Algorithms can run smoothly. Watch the video below which will explain how you can reduce memory usage without having to pay out large amounts of money each month.

     

    cTrader cBot Memory Manager

    The memory manager (booster) will assist you in keeping your cTrader trading platform memory down to a minimum for a smooth operation.

    cTrader VPS Memory Booster

    Excel Reports

    All the log files are comma-delimited CSV files which are perfect to import into excel and to create a historical graph of memory usage, with this information you can decide if you should upgrade your RAM on your machine or not. Every day a new log file is created as shown below.

     

    cTrader Memory Booster Log Files

     Each time there is a memory boost an entry is added to the log.

     cBot VPS Memory Usage

     

    Watch a Video Demonstration

    The video has been uploaded to 1080p High Quality, so do not forget to set your YouTube video quality to 1080p HD. 

     

    Why Do You Need a Virtual Private Server?

    If you are serious about algorithmic trading then you need to host your robots on a Virtual Private Server (VPS) for resilience, most of the cloud servers today boast a 99.5% uptime. The VPS is a virtual machine sold as a service. 

    To find out more about hosting your robots (cBots) on a VPS server, just click on the link below.

     

    DO YOU HAVE A VERY HIGH MEMORY PROBLEM WITH CTRADER?

    Further reading on how to reduce memory and CPU usage on your VPS

     

    How to Use

    You will only need to attach the cbot to a single chart to manage the memory for the copy of the cTrader platform you are using, you do not need to attach more then 1 instance of the memory manager cBot. 

     

    How To Install

    First, make sure you have the cTrader trading platform installed and then simply unzip the file and double-click on it to automatically install onto the platform.

     

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