[erlang-questions] Cause heartbeat timeout

Dmitry Kolesnikov dmkolesnikov@REDACTED
Wed Nov 8 11:37:04 CET 2017

Thank you for tips.

I’ve not managed to reproduce it with lists. 
The node get killed due to OOM.

- Dmitry.

> On 8 Nov 2017, at 11.49, Dmitry Klionsky <dm.klionsky@REDACTED> wrote:
> I faced a situation like this two times.
> It was on a 2 CPUs EC2 instances. Heartbeat timeout was 45 secs.
> The first offender was zlib:gzip/1 and ~1GB file, the other was ++ over two long lists. Both operations took about 1 min to complete.
> My explanation is the heart's erlang part can't send the heartbeat to the heart port in time because
> either the scheduler it's bound to is busy or port I/O is busy/congested.
> Hope this helps.
> On 11/08/2017 10:13 AM, Dmitry Kolesnikov wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am trying to debug an issue of node termination by heartbeat timeout and its recovery. I am looking for advice about the reproduction of heartbeat timeout in controlled environment. What is the best approach to freeze Erlang node?
>> Best Regards,
>> Dmitry
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> BR,
> Dmitry

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