[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ broker's death by one cut: robustness problem

Tony Garnock-Jones tonyg at lshift.net
Tue May 5 11:40:08 BST 2009

Lev Walkin wrote:
> Better have erlang killed with OOM than box killed because of kernel
> panic, or because sshd is killed (when OOM is disabled just for the beam
> process) and you can never reach your machine again.

Perhaps ulimit can be of use here, to control the size of beam
independently of the rest of the system?

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