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Determining if SQL Server Needs More Memory

Erik Darling breaks Betteridge’s Law of Headlines:

In this post, we’ll talk about how to figure out if your SQL Server needs more memory, and if there’s anything you can do to make better use of memory at the same time.

After all, you could be doing just fine.

(You’re probably not.)

I have a simple flow chart: do you have all of the memory created since the 1990s? If not, then you need more memory. If so, may I please borrow a cup of RAM?