troubleshooting Question

Configuring memory for SQL Server 2005 Instances - 64 bit

Avatar of itsonlyme4
itsonlyme4 asked on
Microsoft SQL Server 2005Microsoft SQL Server
2 Comments1 Solution573 ViewsLast Modified:

This may sound like a very elementary question but I am kind of baffled so here goes..

I am running 4 Instances of SQL Server on one box.   The Box is Windows 2008R2 64 bit with 24 GB of memory.  There is one Default Instance of SQL Server 2005 x64, One of the named Instances is SQL Server 2005 x32 and the other two Instances are SQL Server 2005 x64.  

I have each configured to have a max memory setting of 2048mb.  

when I check the processes at the Server level, one of the sqlserver.exe processes is using 17GB of memory.    

Obviously I have something configured wrong. Maybe I didn't enable AWE for one of the Instances??    

How do I determine which Instance is the culorit and what do I do about it?  
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
itsonlyme4

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

Join our community to see this answer!
Unlock 1 Answer and 2 Comments.
Start Free Trial
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 2 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros