Apache Crashing Because of Lack of Memory – How to Fix

I host this website on a Virtual Private Server (VPS).

In a normal web hosting plan someone buys space on a server. Where they can put their files. With a VPS I bought the whole server, not just the space on it.

The good news about a VPS that I have control over the physical machine. I can install programs, restart the computer , edit web server configurations. However the bad new is that I have a lot more configuration to work with.

Recently I got bit by my memory consumption. Apache web server was crashing for no apparent reason. I finally figured out that my default apache settings were too much for my RAM.

There is a linux command

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