[rabbitmq-discuss] server crashes with very fast consumers

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Fri Mar 11 06:48:34 GMT 2011


alex chen wrote:
> I am testing rabbit server with SSD.  The broker process would crash 
> when many consumers start to consume backed up messages.  Because SSD if 
> very fast, the consuming rate reached more than 200 MB/sec.  After 
> several minutes, the broker process would use all cpu resources (800% on 
> 8 cores) and crash.
> [...]
> I tested both server 2.0.0 and 2.3.1, both crashed with SSD, but did not 
> crash with regular hd.

I'm not surprised that 2.0.0 runs into problems, but 2.3.1 should really 
handle this just fine. Is there anything of interest in any of the logs? 
Did you get a crash dump?

> I am wondering if anyone has done similar test with SSD?

Yes, we have run tests against SSD.

Can you post your test code?



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