Why is there no reliable way to receive signal when OOM killer decides to kill you

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    The systemd System and Service Manager

    Systemd includes a whole doc on how to write your software to proactively release memory under memory pressure.

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    earlyoom - Early OOM Daemon for Linux

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    Parsing gigabytes of JSON per second : used by Facebook/Meta Velox, the Node.js runtime, WatermelonDB, Apache Doris, Milvus, StarRocks

    You will never make 150GB/s though. Not even close. For example, simdjson achieves 3GB/s and is by far the fastest JSON parser out there.

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