Topic: oom

Facebook open-sources new approach for handling OOM situations

Facebook believes it has developed a faster and more reliable solution for resolving common out-of-memory (OOM) situations. The company announced it is open sourcing oomd, a userspace OOM killer. The solution was designed with two key features: pre-OOM hooks and a custom plugin system. According to the company, pre-OOM hooks provide visibility into an OOM … continue reading

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