Bug #13236

Investigate memory usage in PHP during digital object upload

Added by Dan Gillean about 1 month ago. Updated about 1 month ago.

Status:NewStart date:01/09/2020
Priority:MediumDue date:
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Google Code Legacy ID: Tested version:2.5, 2.6
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It seems that when a digital object is uploaded (regardless of method, UI vs CLI), AtoM is loading the entire bitstream into memory. This can exhaust available memory with large upload attempts (especially when also factoring swap space memory), as seen in the following recent user forum post:

This issue is to track this behavior, and so we can investigate the rationale, and possible alternatives or improvements so that uploading digital objects is not so resource-intensive.

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Related to Access to Memory (AtoM) - Bug #13245: Checksum validation fails when importing large digital ob... New 01/17/2020


#1 Updated by José Raddaoui Marín about 1 month ago

  • Related to Bug #13245: Checksum validation fails when importing large digital objects added

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