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Windows 8 supports Hyper-V 3.0 and new virtual HDD format

Posted on Monday, June 20 2011 @ 21:43:19 CEST by


Neowin writes Windows 8 will offer Hyper-V 3.0, a new virtual hard drive format named VHDX, and many more new features.
According to Robert McLaws at Windows Now, the new features bring a larger scale version of virtualisation than what we have seen before in a Windows operating system. The new virtual hard drive format allows a total size of up to 16TB of data, which is a significant improvement from the VHD format, and Microsoft has also included support in Hyper-V for more than four computing cores, ultimately benefiting those with a lot of computing power. Overall, Mr McLaws has uncovered the following new features in this build of Windows 8:

Storage
  • Virtual Fibre Channel Adapter
  • Storage Resource Pools
  • New .VHDX virtual hard drive format (Up to 16TB + power failure resiliency)

    Memory/Processor Enhancements
  • Support for more than 4 cores! (My machine has 12 cores)
  • NUMA - Memory per Node, Cores per Node, Nodes per Processor Socket

    Networking Enhancements
  • Hardware Acceleration (Virtual Machine Queue & IPsec Offload)
  • Bandwidth Management
  • DHCP Guard
  • Router Guard
  • Monitor Port
  • Virtual Switch Extensions
  • Network Resource Pools




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