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CPU Allocation in hyper v

Hi

We have windows server 2012 R2 cluster.

We have each server sockets:2 , Cores:16 (8core\sockets) and its showing 32 logical processor in performance (task manager).

So How many virtual CPUs will I get for virtual machines ?

windows-server-hyper-vwindows-server-clusteringwindows-server-core
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Hi,

A virtual machine’s vCPU count means the maximum number of threads that the VM can run at any given moment.

Generally, it's recommended to set 8 vCPUs per 1 physical core. You may check the following artcile for detailed information about virtual CPU:

https://www.altaro.com/hyper-v/hyper-v-virtual-cpus-explained/

(Please note: Information posted in the given link is hosted by a third party. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy and effectiveness of information.)

Thanks for your time!
Best Regards,
Anne


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