Hyper-V raises the bar on scale. Again.

by Shijaz Abdulla on 27.08.2016 at 21:02

Virtualize any workload – without exception – with Hyper-V. The Hyper-V team just announced some serious enhancements to the limits on memory and CPU.

Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 Standard & Datacenter Windows Server 2016 Standard & Datacenter
Physical (Host) Memory Support Up to 4 TB per physical server Up to 24 TB per physical server (6x)
Physical (Host) Logical Processor Support Up to 320 LPs Up to 512 LPs
Virtual Machine Memory Support Up to 1 TB per VM Up to 16 TB per VM (16x)
Virtual Machine Virtual Processor Support Up to 64 VPs per VM Up to 240 VPs per VM (3.75x)

For more information, see the official post on the Windows Server blog.

Shijaz Abdulla is a Datacenter Solutions Professional at Microsoft, based in Doha, Qatar and helps customers better run their IT infrastructure using Microsoft technologies. He is a blogger and a technology enthusiast.

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