May 2012

And Max Running vCPUs Per Host Is Going Up Too

May 31, 2012 // 0 Comments

Hold on tight folks! Max running vCPUs per host in Windows Server 2008 R2 was 512. In the Windows Server “8” Beta it was increased to 1024.  In the Windows Server 2012 RC, it’s doubled to 2048. So …. big masive VMs with 64 vCPUs and 1 TB RAM.  Hosts with up to 320 logical [...]

Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V VM Max Specs Upgraded … Again

May 31, 2012 // 1 Comment

In Windows Server 2008 R2 it was: 4 vCPUs 64 GB RAM In the Windows Server “8” Developer Preview it was: 32 vCPUs 512 GB RAM In Windows Server “8” Beta people gasped when it jumped to: 32 vCPUs 1 TB RAM And now I can finally say that VMware will shit their pants when they read that Windows [...]

How I Would Do A Windows 8/Server 2012 Launch Event

May 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

A man’s mind can wander when he’s driving for endless hours over boring featureless motorways.  So I got to thinking: how would I put together a Windows 8/Server 2012 launch event? Even before things kick off, I cozy up the press.  That’ll be two streams of work.  The tech [...]
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