[CentOS] Finding memory usage

Fri Jul 27 16:58:40 UTC 2018
mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Bowie Bailey wrote:
> On 7/27/2018 11:50 AM, Warren Young wrote:
>> On Jul 27, 2018, at 9:10 AM, Bowie Bailey <Bowie_Bailey at BUC.com> wrote:
>>> I have a CentOS 7 server that is running out of memory
>> How do you know that?  Give a specific symptom.
> This was brought to my attention because one program was killed by the
> kernel to free memory and another program failed because it was unable to
> allocate enough memory.
Um, wait a minute - are you saying the oom-killer was invoked? My reaction
to that is to define the system, at that point, to be in an undefined
state, because you don't know what some threads that were killed are.