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CPU - RAM MONITOR TOOL FOR WINDOWS SERVER 2008 [duplicate]

I have a windows server 2008. I am looking for a free monitoring tool for CPU and RAM. My boss wants something really fancy and the one provided by windows is not what he is looking for. Anyone have ...
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Security Log eating RAM

I've been troubleshooting some hellacious memory issues on a lot of servers in my domain as of late. I recently found this program called RAMMap from Sysinternals and it showed that my entire ...
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Why am I missing 4GB of RAM on Windows Server 2008 R2 64bit?

I noticed today that a server was very low on memory. It physically has 8GB installed and runs Windows 2008 R2 Standard 64bit. It also hosts 2 virtual machines using HyperV. Server is Dell ...
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Classic ASP apps on IIS shuts down when memory usage goes over 90%

I've got an issue where all classic ASP apps on IIS shut down, when the crowded server exceeds 90% memory usage. This is because ASP apps cannot create new sessions any longer. The ASP.NET apps are ...
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What could increase the consumed server memory amount when just upgrade the RAM?

Is there any reason that could cause more memory consumption on a windows server 2008 when upgrade the RAM from 2 to 3 or 4 GB? I have noticed that the server used memory was about 1.5 to 1.8 GB when ...
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SvcHost using too much RAM

I have a problem. A specific instance of SvcHost is using way too much ram (680MB). I've found that the following services are running under this process: I've stopped and then started all services ...
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CentOS 6.4 on Hyper-V memory exhausting issue

I am having an issue where the RAM on the virtualised machine is becoming exhausted after periods of time, the machine itself has 4GB RAM assigned to it and it always seems to be reporting around 15% ...
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What does this VMWare warning really mean? … “… Insufficient video RAM…”

Here is the actual warning from VMotiononing: Warning message from xxxx-esxi16.xxxxx.xxxxx.xxxxx.edu: Insufficient video RAM. The maximum resolution of the virtual machine will be limited to ...
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How to know which application is consuming the ram?

I have the following process list and memory consumption (reported thru process explorer) on a 2008 R2 server with SQL, TFS and some other tools: As you can see the system is consuming 3.6 Gb but ...
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Windows Server 2008 64-bit RAM going somewhere

I am looking after a server that has 6GB of RAM. There is a JAVA binary running that is using 1.8GB RAM, but nothing else is using anything near that, but I am seeing a constant 85%+ usage of physical ...
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Minimal Windows 2008 or 2012 memory usage

What are the minimal memory usage for Windows 2008 & 2012 server editions? I'm referring to all things OS-related. The machine would be a VM with a dedicated web server software, that wouldn't ...
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Disadvantages of enabling 'Low Fragmentation Heap' LFH on Windows Server 2003? [closed]

I've been investigating an issue with a production Classic ASP website running on IIS6 which seems indicative of memory fragmentation. One of the suggestions of how to ameliorate this came from ...
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Why would snmp.exe utilize 1.2GB of memory?

We particularly don't use snmp for anything significant, at least not that I'm aware of. Is it normal for snmp.exe to consume 1.2GB after 285 hours of up time? Seems a bit excessive. Why would ...
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Getting RAM info from Performance Monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Total RAM % from perfmon Windows Server 2008 R2 I'm trying to get the percent of memory used from PerfMon. Essentially, I want to see the number that's available from ...
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How to Increase Memory Allocated to IIS .NET Application?

We are using Windows 2008 R2 and IIS 7 running on Amazon EC2. IIS is running a single .NET application written in C#. We are having performance issues and I want to give the application more memory, ...
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Recommended optimum level of free memory in a server

One of our Windows 2008 server I noticed has been running at 93% memory consumption for some time now. Is there a recommendation as to what percentage of physical memory should be free on a given ...
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Ram recommendations vs SQL DB size

we have a medium sized SQL db of around 40GB, and are about to move it to a new box with server 2008 r2 x64 some expensive contractor blokey has just come in and said we need 72gb of ram so that the ...
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Memory Usage - In Use vs Working

Is there a way to find out what objects are in memory (or what processes are holding on to it). I have a server, where the "In Use" memory (in Resource Monitor) is showing 7GB, but the Memory ...
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High memory usage, where is it coming from?

I have a virtual machine (Windows 2008 Server R2 64 bit running on vmware esxi 4) with 6 GB of installed RAM. It's reporting 95% memory usage and close to 0% CPU. This server hosts some WCF services ...
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Are memory and thread managers on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Home/Prof/Ultimate same?

I was asking one question on DBA site, and I got a reply, that implies, that Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Home/Prof/Ultimate have different memory and thread managers. Is this correct?
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monitoring services, CPU, memory remotely on a Windows server machine

I'm looking for a tool that is able to (remotely) monitor CPU and Memory in a Windows server but most importantly, which service/process is using it. Or-- is it possible to monitor a specific running ...
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Running < 20 classic asp sites on 2008 IIS7. Memory use brings the server to its knees

I am hosting < 20 asp classic websites on a Windows 2008 Server. All of the websites run on my custom CMS. I am migrating them from a 2003 server. Memory was also an issue when these sites were ...
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How can detect the count of page fault on windows OS? [closed]

How can detect the count of page fault on windows 2008 or windows 7? in the next process is it possible detect the best RAM for system (system is dedicated server on the web)? thanks a lot
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Recommended approach to limiting memory use on webserver

I have a Windows Server 2008 webserver with two web applications and two windows services. It is essential that the server never uses more than 2 GB of memory and the server can have no pagefile. What ...
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1answer
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Windows Server: Prevent process swapping/paging

Is there a possibility to prevent swapping for a single process? This process is an in-memory-database and should not be moved to virtual ram. all other processes should still be swap-able. I ...
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Can Resource Monitor include Hyper-V machines memory consumption in its results?

Windows Resource Monitor is a nice (and built-in) tool providing a fast overview of resource utilization. On a server with Hyper-V installed, it correctly shows the CPU and disk activity generated by ...
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Access violations on Windows 2008 VPS

I'm running a Windows 2008 VPS with 2GB RAM. I'm trying to install hMailServer on the VPS but when I get to the "choose installation directory" dialog I get error messages that keep popping up and ...
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1answer
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Memory bloat / leak in 3rd party IIS script

We have a 3rd party application that runs on an IIS web server, during the day as people use it, it seems to take up more and more memory until the server is very close to the memory limit and we get ...
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Windows Web Server 2008 R2 Max RAM 16 GB?

This is page: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa366778%28v=vs.85%29.aspx I see: Windows Web Server 2008 R2 Limit on X64: 32 GB In my system display, I see: Only 16 GB are usable. Any ideas? ...
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Server memory question

I have just ordered a new Dual CPU Dell T610 server with 8GB ram included. The server has 12 memory slots (3 channels per CPU, 2 banks per channel). I want to add memory to it (I intend to add RAM ...
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Task Manager indicates lower RAM than installed

I have 8GB of ram on my server(Windows Server 2008 Standard, only Apache, PHP and MySQL Installed) however Task Manager says my Physical memory is only 254MB and this is not acceptable for a web ...
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VMware ESX virtual machine, Windows 2008 Server R2, memory full but process total nowhere near?

We have set up a TFS 2010 server on a Windows 2008 R2 server, and it has recently started to time out and give long operation timings. When I log on to the machine I can see that task manager ...
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Max RAM in Windows Server R2

Is the maximum memory for Windows Server R2 Web/Standard only 32GB?
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What are the memory limits for IIS 7.0 app pools on x86 server

I have the Windows Server 2008 SP2 EE x86 with a 6GB of memory. There are 10 apps pools working on IIS7. How much memory can use all 10 apps pools and each app pool separately? What are the limits on ...
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Server 2008 Hard Faults

Hey all, plase bear with me as I haven't looked at a server in a very long time. The problem I am having is with a Windows 2008 Standard FE Service Pack 2 Intel Xeon X3430 @ 2.40 2.39 GHZ 4 GB ...
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2008R2 Standard and Hyper-V and Ram Usage (Usable vs Available)

A new server was purchased for our development team to start utilizing the full feature set of TFS, namely Lab Management. Because of the need for Lab Management we bought a fairly beefy machine to ...
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I want to measure memory usage of an application over time. How do I do it?

I want to use PerfMon to measure memory usage of the application over time, however, there are more than dozen Memory related counters. Which one will give me an accurate picture?
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After upgrading to 2008 R2 Enterprise and installing more RAM, Windows can only see 4.00 GB

(I have also posted this on technet but I'm running out of ideas) I've upgraded from Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard to Enterprise in order to make use of more RAM. The server previously had 32GB of ...
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Determining how all memory is used in Windows Server 2008

I have a Windows Server 2008 system, which has 12GB of RAM. If I list all processes in the Task Manager, and SUM() the memory of each process (Working Set, Memory (Private Working Set), Commit Size, ...
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What is Memory Operating Mode?

I have been given an x64 windows 2003 server, on which I have installed M$ Virtual server 2005 R2. I then created an image that is running Server 2008 R2. It was running very slowly so i did a bit of ...
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How much memory needs to be reserved for OS on windows server 2008

We have production server(windows server 2008) with 8GB Ram and around 15 websites are hosted on the server. What is the optimum memory that needs to be reserved for OS, so that remaining memory can ...
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Windows Server 2k8 RAM Cache Growing, and Growing, and taking up 5GB+

Continuing my adventure of managing a Windows Server 2008 (64-bit, SP2) server for the first time ever, one thing I keep seeing is that the Cache section under Physical Memory in Task Manager continue ...
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Memory Utilization Issues

We currently have an issue in production where the data center is reporting that our servers are reaching >90% memory utilization. These server have 2GB of RAM. The data center folks are reporting ...
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Memory usage on Server 2008 keeps increasing without showing what is using the RAM

I have the following server Windows Storage Server 2008 x64 SP2 Xeon L5520 @ 2.27 12GB RAM DAS MD1000i running RAID10 15k SAS drives. It is running DFS as a file server for ~100 users Memory usage ...
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strange memory usage pattern on windows server 2008 on login through remote desktop

I'm running Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Service Pack 2 on a VM Ware instance with 10Gb ram allocated. I'm not running IIS or SQL Server. Under 'normal' conditions, the machine uses ~5.5Gb of ...
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What are the minimum RAM requirements for Server Core 2008 R2?

For the purposes of running Active Directory and DNS Server, what are the minimum memory requirements for Server Core 2008 R2? I've read of someone using 256MB. This seems pretty low although summing ...
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What roles are more RAM hungry in Windows 2008 R2 Server?

I am testing several servers in lab environment and I am wondering what is more memory hungry. a DC01 with AD on or a MEM01 with several roles installed such as DHCP, VPN, deployment etc Is Active ...
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Recommendations for SSD for server and database use?

SSDs are a new technology and they are constantly improving. A lot of the posts here were posted in 2009 when SSDs where less mature and not as fast. What was recommend back then is probably out of ...
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Which type of memory is faster than average for server use?

I am building a server computer which will be used for SQL Server and I am planning to use like 32GB+ of RAM and putting the databases in memory. (I know all about data loss issues when power is ...
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I have 2 identical windows 2008 r2 servers with 32G RAM, one shows “Installed Memory(Ram): 32.0GB” and the other shows “Installed Memory(Ram): 32.0GB (28.0GB usable)” ?

the server model: HP Poliant DL160 G5, both servers have identical product ID. for some reason one of the servers have 4GB ram reserved. it shows in the memory tab on the Resource monitor as ...