[windows2000] Re: Memory Hog

  • From: Mike Dillinger <miked@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Brian Hoppe <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2003 15:06:18 -0700

--- Original Message
From: Brian Hoppe <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Monday October 20 2003 02:56PM PT

BH> Maybe I am not explaining myself clearly enough.  I know how to use the task
BH> manager.  I know how to view the processes from all users and view different
BH> columns.  I AM looking at the "Memory Usage" column.  In this column, SQL
BH> Server is taking up 820MB.  All of the other processes combine for about
BH> 100MB.  This combines for about 920MB of memory usage.  Now, if I switch
BH> over to the performance monitor tab, this says that I am using over 1.3GB.
BH> The problem is that it doesn't add up.  I am trying to figure out where the
BH> other 400MB is being used. Is there something else that I could be missing,
BH> or something that could be running that could possibly not be reporting its
BH> memory usage?

Well I'm no expert on Windows RAM usage, but I'd assume the rest is
being used by the operating system/kernel.  Perhaps someone can verify


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