27 Windows Vista SP1 VMs on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V on Lenovo ThinkPad T61p laptop

Keith Combs loaded his Lenovo ThinkPad T61p with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise x64 with Hyper-V RC1 to fire up a bunch of virtual machines to see how effectively Windows Server 2008 and Hyper-V allocate and juggle memory. The screenshot, show running six instances of Windows Vista Enterprise SP1 x64 and seven instances of Windows Vista Enterprise […]

Keith Combs loaded his Lenovo ThinkPad T61p with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise x64 with Hyper-V RC1 to fire up a bunch of virtual machines to see how effectively Windows Server 2008 and Hyper-V allocate and juggle memory.

The screenshot, show running six instances of Windows Vista Enterprise SP1 x64 and seven instances of Windows Vista Enterprise SP1 x86. Paging and disk I/O really went up after firing up VM number eight.

He managed to run Twenty Seven Windows Vista Enterprise SP1 Virtual Machines executing courtesy of Windows Server 2008 and Hyper-V, all of this is running on a single laptop.

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