Solved

sql2008 freeze due to low memory

Posted on 2012-03-14
3
305 Views
Last Modified: 2012-03-15
I can't login to sql server now due to low memory, when I check the error log it found following:

2012-03-15 07:29:24.12 spid59      Configuration option 'max server memory (MB)' changed from 30000 to 16. Run the RECONFIGURE statement to install.

what I can do now to again login to sql and change memory to bigger size ?
0
Comment
Question by:motioneye
3 Comments
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:QPR
ID: 37723594
I'd restart the service to unload all currently used memory and then quickly jump in and change the max server memory...

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms191144.aspx
0
 
LVL 20

Accepted Solution

by:
BuggyCoder earned 500 total points
ID: 37723598
somehow the minimum memory assigned automatically by SQL has been assigned in your case.

Use the following:-
sp_configure 'show advanced options', 1;
GO
RECONFIGURE;
GO
sp_configure 'max server memory', 4096;
GO
RECONFIGURE;
GO

Here is a link that tells you how to modify the same:-
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms178067.aspx
http://www.sqlservercentral.com/blogs/glennberry/2009/10/29/suggested-max-memory-settings-for-sql-server-2005_2F00_2008/

Here are some other utility links for your help:-
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms180797.aspx
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:sachinpatil10d
ID: 37723609
Enable advanced options:
USE master
EXEC sp_configure 'show advanced options', 1
RECONFIGURE WITH OVERRIDE

Open in new window

To set a max server memory limit of 1 GB depending on your RAM:
USE master
EXEC sp_configure 'max server memory (MB)', 1024
RECONFIGURE WITH OVERRIDE

Open in new window

Display new set configuration:
USE master
EXEC sp_configure 'max server memory (MB)'

Open in new window

Disable advanced options:
USE master
EXEC sp_configure 'show advanced options', 0
RECONFIGURE WITH OVERRIDE

Open in new window

0

Featured Post

Best Practices: Disaster Recovery Testing

Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
NOLOCK still valid for 2014? 5 35
tools to scan a SQL server's problem 14 26
SQL Server / Update DB? 22 36
Error when creating a table from a function 6 17
Having an SQL database can be a big investment for a small company. Hardware, setup and of course, the price of software all add up to a big bill that some companies may not be able to absorb.  Luckily, there is a free version SQL Express, but does …
JSON is being used more and more, besides XML, and you surely wanted to parse the data out into SQL instead of doing it in some Javascript. The below function in SQL Server can do the job for you, returning a quick table with the parsed data.
Viewers will learn how to use the SELECT statement in SQL to return specific rows and columns, with various degrees of sorting and limits in place.
Viewers will learn how to use the UPDATE and DELETE statements to change or remove existing data from their tables. Make a table: Update a specific column given a specific row using the UPDATE statement: Remove a set of values using the DELETE s…

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question