[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ 2.8.2 Disk Space Monitoring issue

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Tue May 8 10:56:55 BST 2012

On 05/05/12 00:52, Francis Ridder wrote:
> Is there a particular reason
> why you would want space free to be more than 1.0 RAM or is it meant
> to be a sensible default?

Under memory pressure RabbitMQ can page out all the messages in memory - 
it's unlikely to be good news if disc space runs out when this happens.

Of course if you have a gargantuan amount of RAM you are less likely to 
get into this situation in the first place.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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