Plan cache memory used (MB)

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Metrics install automatically if you have Redgate Monitor installed.

If you are using Redgate’s SQL Server monitoring tool, Redgate Monitor, you can instantly install and run this metric on your servers.

This metric shows the amount of memory used by cached plans in MB.

Metric definition


Cache memory used (MB)


The amount of memory used by the cache.

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Alert definition

An alert for this metric can be added once a baseline has been established.