mariadbd is a memory hog

Written by Simone

A fat pig eating with its mouth and nose all dirty

I'm still struggling to understand why mariadbd uses so much memory for just 1 DB and 1 application, which in this case is roundcube.

I tried changing this value to no avail.. If anyone wants to share some thoughts I would appreciate:


Leave a comment if you know shit. Thanks

EDIT: some details

OVH VPS, 1 core, 2GB, 20 GB SSD. mariadb-server 1:10.11.4-1deb12u1. roundcube DB size 2.41MB, 17 tables. RAM taken at process restart 240MB.


  1. Simone said:

    Migrated my roundcube's DB to pgsql. Much better!

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