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How may cpu's can I have per server runing server2008r2 standard?

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I am a small company, virtualizing 3 servers (for now) using ESXi 5.5. I purchased 3 copies of server2008r2 standard through volume licensing. For each server I build, how many cpu's can I allocate in the VMware build of the server?

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Radhakrishnan R earned 500 total points
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Hi,

I hope you looking for CPU cores per server in 2008 r2, if so,

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition = 4
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition = 8
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter Edition = 64
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 HPC Edition = 4
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Web Edition = 4

More details http://blogs.technet.com/b/matthts/archive/2012/10/14/windows-server-sockets-logical-processors-symmetric-multi-threading.aspx
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Thank you. That's what I thought.
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