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Pages/Sec Sudden Spike RRS feed

  • General discussion

  • I observed strange sudden spike of the Page/Sec value, what should I look at next and what other counters should I collect?

    Would appreciate any advice.

    Tuesday, July 6, 2010 8:10 AM

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  • I'd run process explorer,
     
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653.aspx
     
    and identify processes that are using a lot of memory. Since this is
    being reflected in pages/sec, it would seem that one or more processes
    are hitting the paged pool really heavily.
     

    -- Mike Burr
    Tuesday, July 6, 2010 1:53 PM
  • A sudden spike could be anything and most likely this is not something to worry about.  IMHO this is not a good counter to monitor because it fluctuates some much.  If you had a base line to compare it against, and could give us actual numbers for the baseline and the "spike" that would help.

    Tuesday, July 6, 2010 2:41 PM