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Tuesday, 08 August 2017 16:42

How Hyper-V 2016 compares to vSphere 6.5

 

Scaling and maximums

System Resource Microsoft Hyper-V 2016
VMware vSphere 6.5
Free Hypervisor Essential Plus Enterprise Plus
Host Logical Processors 512 576 576 576
Physical Memory 24 TB 4 TB? 4 TB? 12 TB
Virtual CPUs per Host 2048 4096 4096 4096
VM per Host 1024 1024 1024 1024
Nested Hypervisor Yes (only some OSes) Yes Yes Yes
VM Virtual CPUs per VM 240 for Generation2
64 for Generation1
8 128? 128
Memory per VM 12 TB for Generation2
1 TB for Generation1
6128 GB 6128 GB 6128 GB
Maximum Virtual Disk 64 TB for VHDX format
2040 GB for VHD format
62 TB 62 TB 62 TB
Number of disks 256 (SCSI) 60 (SCSI) 60 (SCSI) 60 (SCSI)
Cluster Maximum Nodes 64 N/A 64 64
Maximum VMs 8000 N/A 8000 8000

 

This PowerShell script collects virtual machine information from a VMM server 2012 r2  and generates an HTML
report, displaying detailed configuration information for all virtual machines managed by the server: configuration
summary, network configuration and storage configuration.

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