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

Lev Walkin vlm at lionet.info
Tue May 5 11:43:59 BST 2009

Tony Garnock-Jones wrote:
> 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?

This solves sshd killing, but does not solve inability to cope with
broken persister log when beam finally dies due to reaching ulimit.

Lev Walkin
vlm at lionet.info

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