[rabbitmq-discuss] How to use more than 4GB of RAM ?

Vincent Barat vbarat at ubikod.com
Fri Oct 1 14:46:29 BST 2010

  Thanks for the reply.

Is there some well known incompatibilities on client side (I mean 
different APIs or behavior between 1.7.2 and 2.0.0) ?

Le 30/09/10 15:35, Marek Majkowski a écrit :
> On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 14:30, Vincent Barat<vbarat at ubikod.com>  wrote:
>> I run RabbitMQ 1.7.2 on a 8GB RAM 64bits machine.
>> When the RabbitMQ process reach a 4GB limit of heap size, it crashes.
>> Do you know if it is a limitation of the RabbitMQ server or Erlang VM itself
>> ?
>> Is there a workarround ?
> On releases pre 2.0.0 there is a limit of 4GB persistent messages in one queue.
> If you're using many persistent(durable) messages in a single queue please:
>   - upgrade to at least 2.0.0
>   - split your one huge queue into many smaller and make sure that you
>     never reach 4GB/queue limit.
> Cheers,
>    Marek

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