[rabbitmq-discuss] Erlang has closed?

Matthew Sackman matthew at lshift.net
Wed May 19 15:55:13 BST 2010

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 10:45:19AM -0400, tyler at echonest.com wrote:
> The server process does get busy, up to about 80% of the available cpu. 
> It uses all of the available memory, and crashes shortly after. (Shouldn't 
> it be pinning the queues to disk automatically, or do i need to use 21444 
> for that...?)

The new persister will gently push messages to disk when memory gets
tight. That is not the behaviour of default branch or any released
version of Rabbit.

> The server never recovers, even if I kill all producers and most 
> consumers,  although the beam.smp process hangs on to all 
> the memory. I'm playing with 21444 now to see if i can replicate this.

21444 is ancient and should not be used. If you want to use the new
persister, the correct branch is bug21673.


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