Windows Server 2012 HyperV -- dynamic memory ?

Posted on 2014-08-22
Last Modified: 2014-09-08
I am thinking about setting up
HyperV and dynamic memory VMs.
Does anyone have
 1. reasons "dynamic memory" is BAD ?
 2. links like
    showing how to setup and tweak on Windows Server 2012 ?
 3. can you also have "dynamic processors" ?
Question by:finance_teacher
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    Dynamic Memory is good, if you have enough memory in your hosts, and you set sensible MAX Memory to grow to...

    Just be careful on memory leaks in a VM, if you set a crazy dynamic memory top limit, e.g. 96GB, your VM will expand to and use all the memory.

    But you should have a good idea, as to what memory is required by your servers....if in doubt set a Maximum Memory in the Dynamic Settings, and purchase/stuff enough in your host.

    Processors, you will have to do your home work, and work out how many processors you require for your VM.

    Very few require more than 2 sockets.

    The link you have supplied is a great resource, and should tell you all you need to know.

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