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From Denis Magda <dma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: How properly handle IgniteOOM
Date Wed, 13 Dec 2017 23:03:55 GMT
Hello Mikhail,

This problem is related to the discussion around Ignite internal problems and their possible

Referring to that discussion, I would define a special IgniteFailureAction in response to
IgniteOOM (IgniteFailureCause in terms of the new API). The action can purge, wipe out the
page memory or do another extra steps.


> On Dec 13, 2017, at 9:14 AM, Mikhail Cherkasov <mcherkasov@gridgain.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I faced with a problem that if Ignite has no memory and IgniteOOM was
> thrown, there's no way to continues work with a cluster.
> You cannot remove some part of data to free some space because during
> removing Ignite tries to move pages to a free list and free list tries
> to acquire more pages, but there's no more space for this.
> Ignite can not revert transactions properly due to the same reason.
> If  IgniteOOM occurs during transaction Ignite will try to revert already
> applied changes and as result will move some pages to free list and there's
> the same problem as above, no space for the free list too.
> And you even cannot add more nodes, because after rebalancing ignite will
> try to evict pages and this means again we need to a space for free list:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IGNITE-7019
> Do you have ideas how we can properly handle this?
> -- 
> Thanks,
> Mikhail.

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