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SQL Backup v4 Backup Issue

edited August 11, 2006 11:27AM in SQL Backup Previous Versions
We currently have SQL Backup v4 installed on most of our SQL servers but are having an issue with one of them when backing up our databases on a single server.

Checking the VDI log I found this is there:
2006/07/27 14:00:18 pid(1168) tid(2916)
Error on SQLBACKUP_DB633048-D794-495F-B771-E5AAD5FF6860
Error at ServerBufferAreaManager::Allocate: Map buffers Status Code: 8, x8
Explanation: Not enough storage is available to process this command.

Having viewed the forums and finding the same problem under this link:
http://www.red-gate.co.uk/messageboard/ ... 7b0b06e2c9

I have followed the steps in this post and downloded the memstat.exe file off of http://www.yohz.com/downloads/.

The results I got are as follows, but without understanding what the results mean I was wondering if I could get some help/understanding the problem with why SQL backup is not working.

Memstat results:

memstat - Yohz Software (c) 2005 - 2006

Type Minimum Maximum Average Blk count Total

Commit 4096 769785856 1313635 1385 1819385856
Reserve 4096 4128768 480357 171 82141184
Free 4096 6422528 783092 314 245891072
Private 4096 769785856 1890607 984 1860358144
Mapped 4096 1019904 122576 54 6619136
Image 4096 7569408 66698 518 34549760

Any help is greatly appreciated.


Mat Alexander

NU IT Solutions, IT Operations Services
Open Database Systems
Technical Analyst

Tel: 01603 848848
E-mail: alexamj@norwich-union.co.uk


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    Brian DonahueBrian Donahue Posts: 6,590 Bronze 1
    Hi Mat,

    Can you locate the log that SQL Backup had created for the job? Usually this is in %allusersprofile%\application data\red gate\sql backup\logs. This log will have a lot more information about the reason why the VDI device creation had failed.

    Can you also please let us know the full version of SQL Backup you've got?

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