[rabbitmq-discuss] bug21673 crashed with very large transaction

Matthew Sackman matthew at lshift.net
Mon Mar 29 16:18:25 BST 2010

Hi Anton,

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 07:05:03PM +0400, mabrek wrote:
> I've got a crash with new persister and very large transaction. How to
> reproduce: open transaction and send large amount of messages without
> committing it. Rabbitmq process will use all available memory and then
> crash. I tried to send 2000000 messages, but rabbit died at 800000.

That doesn't surprise, and we've not tried to ensure that you can have
massive transactions - it's arguably an unreasonable use of
transactions. In short, don't do that ;) If however, you believe you
really have a case for doing this, then please let us know!


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