09-20-2012 11:55 PM
Hi to everybody,
I need some info about the significance of the stats available on NMU. Let's say I'm monitoring a single app, like the one in the screenshot (NMU > App Manager > select my app > View Details).
What do "Battery usage" and "resident memory" mean? Also, what is the difference between "data size" and "cache size"?
Thank you very much.
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09-21-2012 02:52 PM
The "Battery Usage" line item tells you what percentage of consumed battery that app is responsible for.
The Resident memory item is the amount of physical memory that is being used by that App or process.
As to the other items. Every app is able to manage it's data depending on the type of data. For example, if you're using a streaming app any buffer from what you watched could be saved as cache. Another example is when you navigate to web pages in a browser there is some content that will be saved in a cache. Each is different and is up to how it was designed in what it puts into its cache. "Data size" is a seperate item and is usually related to internal items for apps. These can be many types of items that the app considers critical. These could be configurations to licensing files. Clrearing data for an app is usually not a recommended first step unless the app is badly misbehaving.
Hopefully this answers your questions.