[erlang-questions] Setting maximum amount of data allocated by an Erlang node.‏

Lukas Larsson <>
Sun Sep 6 23:45:23 CEST 2015


Hello Akash,

On Sat, Sep 5, 2015 at 1:53 AM, Akash Chowdhury <>
wrote:

> b)      for maximum amount of data allocated by an Erlang node
>
Yes it is possible since at least 17.0 to limit the amount of memory the VM
uses on OSs with a good virtual memory management interface. You need to
supply two memory allocator flags in combination: +MMscs <Limit in MB>
+Musac false. You can read up on what they do in the erts_alloc manual.

Lukas
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