Understand scale for Hyper-V with Windows Server 2016

Understand the scale numbers for Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V

John Savill

September 9, 2016

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Understand scale for Hyper-V with Windows Server 2016

Q. What are the Hyper-V scale numbers in Windows Server 2016?

A. Windows Server 2016 has greatly increased its scalability as announced at https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/windowsserver/2016/08/25/windows-server-scalability-and-more/. The new numbers are as follows and are the same for Standard and Datacenter:

Windows Server 2012 R2

Physical (Host) Memory Maximum

4 TB

24 TB

Physical (Host) Logical Processor Maximum

320

512

VM Memory Maximum

1 TB per VM

16 TB per VM

VM vCPU Maximum

64 per VM

240 per VM

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