Run PHPStorm on a netbook with 2 GB of RAM under Linux. IDE-shka often biting more than 800 MB of RAM and use it, even just with a browser is problematic. Can we limit the amount of memory allocated to the program? See there's a vmoptions file, but there is no information about the value of its parameters.
Is a development environment written in Java (mentally adding the weight of a JVM), with a bunch of component and sustainiac built into the system almost perfectly still. By the way, almost all that is there is very useful, and that it would be possible to throw away a lot is not. In particular, indexing project helps to link the components intellisensor, and the index is dear to the memory of pleasure. From experience, if the project is large, tiresa to 1.5-2 gig actively in the process of work. Additionally it stores the history of local changes and a bunch more. The convenience comes at a price.