[rabbitmq-discuss] Problem with RAM

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Mon Oct 31 11:12:52 GMT 2011

On 31/10/11 05:03, Cheremukhin Andrey wrote:
> Is it normal case? Why do rabbitmq use more memory than limit?

Yes. When the memory alarm goes off, we just start exerting TCP 
backpressure on producers. This is usually enough to start reducing the 
memory used, but it can take a while to propagate and other things than 
publishing messages can increase use memory anyway.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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