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sql server 2008 memory issue

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Hi,

I have sql server 2008 R2 which was installed on windows 2008 R2 box and it consists of 32 GB of Ram and we allocated 28GB to sqlserver with min and max server setting.some times memory is pegging to 100%.i would like to know the sql server utilization alone  at any point of time  without using perfmon and task manger.do we have any qurey(DMV/DMF) to identify this?

Thanks in advance
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by:deighton
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do you mean it reaches the 28GB max that you set?  I don't think that is abnormal, SQL server is designed to grab memory like that and release it back very quickly if other apps require it.
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Sure please see queries below and more about SQL memory usage at:

http://sqlblog.com/blogs/jonathan_kehayias/archive/2009/08/24/troubleshooting-the-sql-server-memory-leak-or-understanding-sql-server-memory-usage.aspx


DBCC MEMORYSTATUS

--find AWE used memory
select  
    sum(awe_allocated_kb) / 1024 as [AWE allocated, Mb]  
from  
    sys.dm_os_memory_clerks

--grouped
select  
    type, sum(multi_pages_kb) total_kb
from  
    sys.dm_os_memory_clerks  
where  
    multi_pages_kb != 0  
group by type

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by:chandradineshbabu
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it helped me a lot
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