[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ 1.7 and persistence limit?

Sylvain Hellegouarch sh at defuze.org
Thu Oct 15 20:25:03 BST 2009

tsuraan a écrit :
>> I'm not versed to Erlang enough to understand how/when it releases
>> memory, it has grabbed. So if there is a sudden burst of messages into
>> RabbitMQ, the memory usage will grow but will it be released eventually?
> Yup.  In practice, I've seen rabbit grow to over 1.5G, and then shrink
> back down to ~200MB as messages are drained.  I don't think I've ever
> seen it shrink down to the memory usage of a totally new rabbit
> server, but it definitely does free up RAM as it runs.
Thanks for the feedback. That's useful to know :)

- Sylvain

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