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How to Set Minimum and Maximum memory in AWE SQL2005 Expand / Collapse
Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2012 2:58 AM
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Quit right Let me check in the testing environment.

One thing more. Now i am in another situation.

In Production i have set 11 GB to MAXIMUM and 7 Gb to MINIMUM as mentioned in my earlier replies
and when i ran my queries (Heavy load queries).
it touches to 11 GB and after that with out completion's of query memory drop down to 2 to 3 GB. And my query stuck because

1) Memory drops
2) Query required memory and there is no memory.

Why this is happening.

Malik Adeel Imtiaz

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Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2012 3:05 AM



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SQl doesn't drop it's memory usage unless restarted or the server is under memory pressure or max server memory is reconfigured to a low value. Please read chapter 4 of that book.

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