psutil is now part of the Tidelift Subscription

Brenna Heaps
by Brenna Heaps
on July 9, 2019

psutil is a cross-platform library for retrieving information on running processes and system utilization (CPU, memory, disks, network, sensors) in Python. It’s useful for system monitoring, profiling, and limiting process resources and management of running processes.

Core maintainer Giampaolo Rodolà will be providing assurances for psutil as part of the Tidelift Subscription.

psutil is widely used within the Python community, including by popular projects such as Celery, Boto, Spyder, and Apache Airflow. According to, there are over 10,000 other open source repositories depending on psutil. Additionally, according PePy, psutil receives over 132 million downloads per year. 

You can learn more about psutil by visiting the project repo.

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