Running out of RAM when generating a graph schema

I’m trying to generate graph schema in Memgraph lab but Memgraph keeps running out of available RAM. Dataset is big (868k nodes and 1.6m edges) but 16GB of RAM should be more than enough to handle it.
I’m running Memgraph v1.2.0-community with Docker (on macOS).


Hi @Lambda_function!

The graph you described shouldn’t pose any problems to Memgraph or your machine.

This sounds like a resource allocation problem. Please refer to the Docker user manual to find out how to increase the resources available to Docker: Docker Desktop for Mac user manual | Docker Documentation.

Feel free to contact us if you have any additional questions,


I wasn’t aware that the resources available to Docker are limited :face_with_hand_over_mouth:
Thank you Ivan, this solved my problem and everything works smoothly now :smile:

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