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High CPU & RAM utilization of 3 Project 2016 services. RRS feed

  • Question

  • MS Project Calculation service

    MS Project Event service

    MS project Queuing service

    The above mentioned services are eating 100% CPU and 95% of RAM

    Current server hardware is

    Intel Xeon processor with 6 logical cores 3.33ghz

    16GB RAM

    There are only 15max users active on this MS Project Server 2016.

    Thursday, January 3, 2019 7:25 PM

All replies

  • Hi Abdul,

    well - yes, that seems about right.

    where is SQL in your deployment?

    what other apps / services are running on this machine -

    how many servers in the farm?

    I typically recommend 24-32 gigs RAM for Project Server boxes.  Ram is cheap and users don't like to wait.

    how big are the project schedules, how many custom fields are in use, etc.

    Performance is #1 = SQL, #2 = Apps (where PS services run), #3 = data load on system (no schedules for 15 years), #4 = network between user and servers (presume server to server is giga),

    hope this helps,


    Thanks, Eric S. Pcubed

    Friday, April 5, 2019 7:23 PM