I am running Redis 2.8.17 on Ubuntu 14.04 and yesterday Redis started eating up all the memory until it was killed by OOM. I restarted it multiple times, restarted the server, flushed all the data, but always the same result: when I start it, the memory consumption goes up every second until it is killed at 3GB or so.
Check out this short video: http://screencast.com/t/RYqTO7Gradi1
Notice the RES column goes up and up? This is a freshly started Redis with an empty data set.
The one thing I did that might have something to do with this is updating Monit on the server the day before. This went without problems though and should not have influenced Redis. A
apt-get update was done though, so maybe there some system library was updated that might cause this?
Anyways, I'm completely out of ideas, any hints might help!
Here is my
redis.conf the output of