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Somebody take a look at the following:


My Idera SQLDM report the following errors:
 
  SQL Server Memory is 93.00%
  OS Memory used is 98.98%
  Disk E is 86.12% full.

How in the world can I get these resolved?
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Disk E:  This indicates that you are above your monitoring threshold on using disk space on that drive.   If you look at the drive on the server, do you think you have enough room?  If so, increase the threshold for warnings (I increased mine to 95%)

How to handle the others depends on your server's memory and memory configuration.  You lower the OS % memory used by either removing optional-but-running OS features or allocating more memory to the OS.  You lower the SQL Server % memory used by increasing memory available to SQL Server, or by reducing the usage of memory by, well, by reducing the amount of memory requested by SQL Server to run your queries and code.
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What are the steps to lower or increasing an OS% memory used?
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Depends on the server's configuration.  is it x64, x86?  2GB, 4GB, 8GB?  I can't advise specifically, but generically, you increase the OS RAM by decreasing the application RAM usage, e.g. SQL Server in this case.
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SQL Server 2008R2
Enterprise Edition (x64)
4GB

How do you increase OS RAM of SQL Server?
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thanks
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