[rabbitmq-discuss] ulimit and cgroup

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Thu Mar 13 09:25:47 GMT 2014

On 13/03/14 09:18, Michael Klishin wrote:
> On 13 Mar 2014, at 12:47, ratheesh kannoth <ratheesh.ksz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> All these files would be opened and kept. Or will be opened on demand.
>> Because linux ulimit can set limit on
>> no of opened files.
> In general RabbitMQ tries to reduce the number of file descriptors it uses.

...and it *does* stick to the ulimit; it is possible to run rabbit with 
just a handful of file descriptors, but this will severely impact 


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