Snow Owl uses a
mmapfsdirectory by default to store its data. The default operating system limits on mmap counts is likely to be too low, which may result in out of memory exceptions.
On Linux, you can increase the limits by running the following command as root:
sysctl -w vm.max_map_count=262144
To set this value permanently, update the
/etc/sysctl.conf. To verify after rebooting, run
The RPM and Debian packages will configure this setting automatically. No further configuration is required.