Buffer cache space low.will the queries stop running if buffer cache is can i clear the buffer cache? RRS feed

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  • the monitoring tool i use shows buffer cache usage where used is-4688.38 MB and remaining space is 1.03 MB.

    please tell me how to manage buffer cache memory

    @@version:Microsoft SQL Server 2005 - 9.00.5057.00 (Intel X86)   Mar 25 2011 13:50:04   Copyright (c) 1988-2005 Microsoft Corporation  Enterprise Edition on Windows NT 5.2 (Build 3790: Service Pack 2)

    When i right click on server->properties->memory ->

    min memory 8192

    max memory is set to 27648

    use awe to allocate memory is not checked

    when i run the below query i get a different sql server memory

    SELECT object_name, counter_name, cntr_value AS 'Total Server Memory (KB)'

    FROM sys.dm_os_performance_counters

    WHERE counter_name = 'Total Server Memory (KB)'

    --returns total server memory -1627721728 kb


    select [bpool_committed] , [bpool_commit_target], [bpool_visible] from sys.dm_os_sys_info;
    the above query gives me the following results.please tell me what to doto increase the cache  buffer size
    bpool_committed	 bpool_commit_target	bpool_visible
    3465126                3465126	       168448

    • Edited by LuckyDba Saturday, October 20, 2012 2:32 AM
    Friday, October 19, 2012 8:09 PM


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