Hyper-V Features in Windows Server 8


In Windows Server 8, Hyper-V features are enhanced, improving virtual machine performance and providing a scalable virtualization base for cloud deployments. This table provides a comparison of Hyper-V key features between Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 8.

Hyper-V Features
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 8
Host Memory
1 TB
2 TB
Logical Processors
64 (Max)
160 (Max)
Guest VM Memory
64 GB (Max)
512 GB (Max)
Guest Virtual Processors
4 per VM (Max)
32 per VM (Max)
Guest NUMA
N
Y
Host Failover Cluster
Y (16 nodes)
Y (63 nodes)
VM Support – Failover Cluster
1000 (Max)
4000 (Max)
Live Migration
Y (serial)
Y (concurrent)
Live Migration (no cluster or shared storage)
N
Y
Live Storage Migration
N
Y
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