[erlang-questions] eheap_alloc crash when using mnesia

Christian <>
Thu Oct 23 10:07:45 CEST 2008


> This works for a stateless protocol like DNS - but what would you do for
> e.g. HTTP? The correct answer would probably to send an "503 Service
> Unavailable" answer, but that would need more memory and we've just run
> out of memory. Even abruptly closing the TCP session might need more
> memory to construct the FIN packet.

There is "memsup" in OTP, allowing one to monitor ram usage and adjust
limits dynamically.  Not that I have ever used it, but it seems
sensible.



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