troubleshooting Question

Alert: A significant portion of the database buffer cache has been written out to the system paging file.

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Dear Experts

Please can someone assist me. I keep receiving these alerts from SCOM.

The server is virtualized running Windows 20089 R2 std with 4GB static memory assigned.

I have attached my page file settings.

My page file settings
Here is the alert I keep receiving:

Alert: A significant portion of the database buffer cache has been written out to the system paging file. This may result in severe performance degradation.
Source: ESE - MYCOMPANYZAMVXMR1 (Common) - ZAM
Path: MYCOMPANYZAMVXMR1.mycompany.local;MYCOMPANYZAMVXMR1 (Common) - ZAM Last modified by: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM Last modified time: 8/10/2016 5:58:03 PM Alert description: Information Store (3836) A significant portion of the database buffer cache has been written out to the system paging file.  This may result in severe performance degradation.

See help link for complete details of possible causes.

Resident cache has fallen by 3844 buffers (or 25) in the last 10804 seconds.

Current Total Percent Resident: 35 (11365 of 31579 buffers)
EventSourceName: ESE


  Knowledge: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=67336&id=f083c9f7-7cf4-4714-a9ef-17da49d093e0

  Computer: MYCOMPANYZAMVXMR1.mycompany.local

  Impacted Entities (0):

Alert view link: "http://MYCOMPANYDATVOMC1/OperationsManager?DisplayMode=Pivot&AlertID=%7b062f6be9-847d-41a7-ba2f-c35d0048682b%7d"
Notification subscription ID generating this message: {A9A77DFC-F770-1263-1632-EB2C9A5AF168}
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Seth Simmons
Lead Systems Administrator
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