max memory

max memory specifies the maximum amount of total physical memory that you can configure SAP ASE to allocate. max memory must be greater than the total logical memory consumed by the current configuration of SAP ASE.

Summary Information

Default value


Range of values

Platform-dependent minimum – 2147483647



Display level


Required role

System administrator

Configuration groups

Memory Use, Physical Memory

There is no performance penalty for configuring SAP ASE to use the maximum memory available to it on your computer. However, assess the other memory needs on your system, or SAP ASE may not be able to acquire enough memory to start.

See System Administration Guide: Volume 2 > Configuring Memory.