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What is “OOM killed process httpd” and how to resolve it in OpenVZ or Virtuozzo VPS servers

What is “OOM killed process httpd” and how to resolve it in OpenVZ or Virtuozzo VPS servers

In our role as Outsourced Tech Support for web hosts, VPS customers hosted in OpenVZ or Virtuozzo servers often report their sites crashing with the error OOM killed process httpd.

It often happens with high traffic websites or with sites hosted in starter plans. Today we’ll discuss what this error means and how we fix it for our customers. (more…)