How to Adjust Linux Out-Of-Memory Killer Settings for PostgreSQL - Percona Database Performance Blog
How to Adjust Linux's Out-Of-Memory Killer Settings for Postgres — The Out-Of-Memory ‘Killer’ is responsible for terminating applications in order to reclaim memory and prevent the kernel from crashing. Here are some suggestions to keep it out of Postgres’s way.
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There are a lot of interesting articles on how to prevent the Out of Memory Killer...There are a lot of interesting articles on how to prevent the Out of Memory Killer (OOM killer in short) on Linux to ruin you day, or better your night. One particular well done explaination about how the OOM Killer works, and how to help PostgreSQL to survive, is, in my humble opinion, the one from Percona Blog. I ...