Task Manager Can Lie

Arun Sirpal notes that you should not use Task Manager to figure out how much memory SQL Server is consuming:

Right, so I am using 58% of my server memory and looking at SQL Server it is consuming approx. 105MB? Well, it’s not. It doesn’t make any sense.

Use resource monitor to really know what is going on.

Click through for the reason why.

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