Thursday, May 28, 2009 4:00:00 PM
Is VDS.exe eating loads of memory on your DPM servers? If so, the first thing you should do is apply MS hotfix 958387. This hotfix resolves a memory leak in the Virtual Disk Service which should clear the problem.
Thursday, May 28, 2009 2:24:03 PM
Visiting a number of customers recently I have noticed that many were experiencing abnormally high CPU usage on their DPM servers. All the servers were well spec'd and easily had the resources to deal with the load put on them, but still there was extremely high CPU usage being experienced. It was particularly bad when performing any kind of administration using the DPM console on the affected server.
After performing a number of investigative tasks which didn't help me diagnose the problem, I found that SQL was patched to SP2 on the servers experiencing this issue. ... read more