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memory usage with sql 2005

motioneye asked
Last Modified: 2010-03-19
Hi I had rerun one of the maintenance job which was failed due to memory thrown out error, during the execution I check dbcc memorystaus with following results, which I'm doubts why <buffer dustribution> stolen become negative here, Could someone explain me?

Buffer Distribution            Buffers
------------------------------ -----------
Stolen                         -26978
Free                           114756
Cached                         337334
Database (clean)               54074
Database (dirty)               20498
I/O                            0
Latched                        1

(7 row(s) affected)

Buffer Counts                  Buffers
------------------------------ ----------------
Committed                      499709
Target                         512830
Hashed                         74573
Stolen Potential               416100
External Reservation           0
Min Free                       128
Visible                        512830
Available Paging File          570686

(8 row(s) affected)
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this is 64bit server. and here is my sql2005 version

ServicePack          version              ServerName           Edition
-------------------- -------------------- -------------------- --------------------
SP2                  9.00.3033.00         Paramountqry           Enterprise Edition (

(1 row(s) affected

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