[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ binary uses a ton of memory

Jervis Liu jervisliu at gmail.com
Sat Jan 5 05:33:43 GMT 2013

The default value on my system is:

cat  /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_rmem
4096    87380   4194304

This is indeed inline with what I have observed, i..e, each connection
takes about 87K memory.


On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 9:51 AM, Jerry Kuch <jerryk at rbcon.com> wrote:
> Jervis:
> Also, since you're on Linux, IIRC, you can check out:
> /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_rmem
> /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_wmem
> (or very similar to those paths, poke around /proc a bit and you should find
> them).
> Those should reveal the minimum, default and maximum memory size values that
> Linux is going to choose/allow for these buffers.  Informed by those
> numbers, you can fiddle with your tcp_listen_options as Matthias suggests.
> Best regards,
> Jerry
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