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ranvir_2k
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Posted - 10/15/2013 :  10:55:55  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi all,

I'm running SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition SP3, on Windows Server 2003 SP2.

I have the following error messages

A significant part of sql server process memory has been paged out. This may result in a performance degradation. Duration: 0 seconds. Working set (KB): 36492, committed (KB): 104768, memory utilization: 34%.

Is it recommended to set 'lock pages in memory' to stop this paging?
Or should I do some analytical work beforehand?

jackv
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Posted - 10/16/2013 :  01:51:04  Show Profile  Visit jackv's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Lock pages in memory keeps the pages in memory and doesn’t allow the OS to page them out. It is possible performance is improved – but does require testing.
large page extensions can also be influenced read on : http://www.sqlserver-dba.com/2012/05/cannot-use-large-page-extensions-lock-memory-privilege-was-not-granted.html



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