Sharepoint SQL database stop functioning


I have SharePoint server 2010 installed on server 2008 R2.
The sharepoint 2010 is hosting our website and internal application.
Recently, the site will stop functioning. I have to restart SQL database in order to get the site working normally.
Any suggestion for troubleshooting?
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Walter CurtisSharePoint AEDCommented:
When SharePoint quits working, check performance factors on the SQL server. It is probably maxed out, and the restart lowers usage until it expands again a few days later. If you increase memory on the SQL server you may be able to avoid the situation.

Hope that helps...
Rainer JeschorCommented:
SneekCo`s comment is a good starter.

What version and edition of SQL Server are you using?

Have a look into the Windows event log as well as the SharePoint ULS log (normally located under C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\Logs) - there is a Open-Source Microsoft Tool named "ULS Viewer" available to have a better User Experience as the log files are huge:


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Walter CurtisSharePoint AEDCommented:
Many thanks, Rainer deserves the credit through, but thanks. Hope it helps
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