Hardware virtualization support for SharePoint products and technologies

I have been asked few times last week what is the hardware virtualisation support for SharePoint technologies. Following some information from the original MS support article listed below,


 Microsoft offers the following hardware virtualization software products:

  • Microsoft Virtual PC
  • Microsoft Virtual Server
  • Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

These products let you run multiple operating system instances at the same time on a single computer. In addition to the Microsoft hardware virtualization software products, support for third-party hypervisor technology is supported for hypervisor technologies that are certified by Microsoft through the Server Virtualization Validation Program (SVVP).



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