[erlang-questions] Garbage Collection, BEAM memory and Erlang memory
Fri Feb 20 18:48:24 CET 2015
I came to the same conclusions. HAProxy is my friend.
On Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 12:11 PM, Garrett Smith <g@REDACTED> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 8:11 AM, Roberto Ostinelli <roberto@REDACTED>
> > Dear List,
> > Given the amount of answers I got in this post, I want to follow up and
> > some additional information.
> > After struggling for quite a while, I just did a comparison between using
> > SSL connections vs standard TCP connections.
> > The results are quite impressive.
> > This is the diagram of memory evolution for a system under load, with
> > https://cldup.com/cNOc8hS004-2000x2000.png
> > This is the same system, but without SSL:
> > https://cldup.com/sx3RrdMR8o-3000x3000.png
> > You can clearly see that using standard TCP connections the system is
> > extremely stable.
> > Using SSL connections, on the other hand, results in RAM memory having
> > erratic behavior that ends up blowing up the node.
> > Not sure what to do with this information, except that I'm going to use a
> > SSL termination (HAProxy or ELB) and have my Erlang node run without SSL.
> This is my standard practice now - motivated by a number of production
> issues. Fronting Erlang with an SSL proxy is completely trivial and
> makes the pain go away. I guess it'd be nice if Erlang kept up with
> the Nginxes and HAProxies, but not a must have.
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