Server 2008 R2 Pagefile.sys Grows and Fills up Disk
Posted on 2013-06-13
I am running an instance of Server 2008 R2 on a VMware ESXI host. I have 12GB of RAM allocated to it and the OS has SQL Server 2008 R2 & Sybase installed.
The problem is that since yesterday, the page file has suddently grown to complete fill the disk up and is currently amost 39GB in size. When I reboot the server it shrinks by well over half but then fills up again in a matter if hours. It is set to let windows manage the size by default. What might be going on here?