[rabbitmq-discuss] Memory grows very fast

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Mon May 13 18:36:37 BST 2013

On 13/05/13 18:25, Michael Klishin wrote:
> Messaging systems build on memory managed runtimes
> are likely to not handle multi-gigabyte messages that are kept around
> for a long time well.

Rabbit should actually handle that reasonably well, as long as the 
influx of these messages is relatively controlled, e.g. you don't have 
hundreds of producers all trying to publish multi-gigabyte messages 

Alas setting the memory watermark to 100%, as the OP did, is rarely a 
good idea.


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