PageFile 2019 server with 768Gb RAM

Patel, Varun 1 Reputation point
2021-11-24T15:32:42.137+00:00

we just deployed the Cisco blade server with 768Gb RAM. wondering how page file should be handled with this size of RAM.
the server only has an 800Gb local drive.

Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management updated to data storage.
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  1. Dave Patrick 426.1K Reputation points MVP
    2021-11-24T15:42:54.37+00:00

    Read on here to figure out an optimal setting.
    https://web.archive.org/web/20130118041656/http://blogs.technet.com/b/markrussinovich/archive/2008/11/17/3155406.aspx

    --please don't forget to upvote and Accept as answer if the reply is helpful--

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  2. Leon Laude 85,566 Reputation points
    2021-11-24T15:44:22.51+00:00

    Hi @Patel, Varun ,

    There are probably many answers for this question, I would recommend some reading over here:
    https://web.archive.org/web/20130118041656/http://blogs.technet.com/b/markrussinovich/archive/2008/11/17/3155406.aspx

    It's an old article but the information there still plays a very important role today as well.

    Here's also a good thread discussing this:
    https://superuser.com/questions/209541/windows-pagefile-size-with-large-ram-and-ssd

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    If the reply was helpful please don't forget to upvote and/or accept as answer, thank you!

    Best regards,
    Leon

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