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limit memory usage of users on windows server 2008 r2

We have an IBM server in our research lab with Windows server 2008 R2 OS. Six users log in and use software like MATLAB or R and run their codes. When a bad program takes up too much RAM or CPU usage, ...
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How can a VM in Win 2008R2 cluster take more memory than the allocated Max RAM?

We found in Hyper-V Manager of one of the host servers, that one of the VMs in Win 2008R2 cluster shows "higher" Memory Demand than the Max Dynamic RAM allocated to the VM (attached is the ...
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Using Perfmon on Windows Server 2008 R2 Which counter value should be used for physical memory usage?

I am attempting to use Performance Monitor to set up a relevant User Defined Dataset on a Windows 2008 R2 Server. This is to track the performance costs incurred by an application that my team is ...
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web sites leaking memory? IIS 7.5 Windows server 2008 R2

I have several web sites on my windows 2008 server that have been working flawlessly for over a year. Just a few days ago I ran into an issue where my server stopped serving up pages on some of these ...
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High memory usage on Windows 2008 R2

The problem I'm experiencing is quite simple: while the memory used by applications is quite small (~2GB), at the same time Task manager reports that the server has basically all memory in use (16GB). ...
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How to debug high memory usage by registry?

I have a windows 2008 r2 server running ADFS2 and some web apps that is having issues with low memory. Digging around I found that the 5.5 GB were being used under Kernel Memory (paged). Further ...
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How to measure a driver's memory consumption in Windows?

I've heard an unchecked gossip that Realtek drivers on Windows 2008 suffer from memory leakage. My computer with this network card and OS suffers exactly from this symptom - high memory consumption. ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Server using 100% RAM, can't find the problematic process

OK so I have a W2008 R2 server running a single website with about 100-200 visitors daily, and it also has MSSQL 2008 running on it for the same website. Recently, when the server starts it uses a ...
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Meaning of Cached Available and Free Memory in Task Manager's Performance “Physical Memory” section?

I want to see how much of the RAM is being used by my system. When I go to Task Manager -> Performance and look under "Physical Memory (MB)" section, it lists 4 terms which are:- Total Cached ...
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Perfmon takes up entire memory

Is it expected? Windows 2008 R2 Storage Server SP1, 6GB physical RAM, 18 GB Paging file Running 12 hours of Perfmon collection with low sample interval After some time, Commit charge reaches ...
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Diminishing return considerations when specifying servers

With some of the new 10-core Xeon E7 ,which can work on 20 simultaneous computational threads along with quad-socket motherboards it is possible to specify servers with 80 computational threads and 1 ...
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Any technical reasons for avoiding GUI on 64-bit Windows Server 2008 R2?

I am new at setting up servers. I can see people reaching for console-only installations of web and SQL servers. I realize that low-quality graphics drivers and the simple fact that graphics driver ...