[rabbitmq-discuss] Scalability?

David Wragg david at rabbitmq.com
Fri May 7 13:57:18 BST 2010

Hi Wayne,

Wayne Van Den Handel <wvandenhandel at dataraker.com> writes:
> Watching top I see RabbitMQ take up more and 
> more memory over time. It seems that it can only process 30-40k messages 
> in total/aggregate before it crashes (even though there is never more 
> than 1000 messages in all queues at one time).

I wonder if you could boil down your code to a simple consumer and
producer program that demonstrate the problem?  We're having trouble
explaining the behaviour you describe, so that would probably be the
best way to get to the bottom of it.


David Wragg
Staff Engineer, RabbitMQ
SpringSource, a division of VMware

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