This is a sort of minor nit picky issue I will admit, but I have noticed that there on in the test Hyper-V hosts that I have setup, both of which have 8 GB of RAM, I can only setup two VMs of 4 GB and 2GB. In VMware based setups I could get away with 4GB and 3GB, lol I swear I remember even 4 GB and 3.5GB, leaving only 512 MB for the host. But with Server 2012 Hyper-v it wont let me do this.
When I RDP into the host with the two 4 and 2 GB VMs and fire up task manger, I see that it is only using 6.7 of the 8GB. I am guessing 6GB for the 2 VMs and 0.7 for the host, how do I gain access to all of the RAM?
Second embedded question, assuming this is a "that's just the way it is" architecture type thing, does this percentage of 16% non usable memory exist even if I had more RAM, like 300 GBs or something very large?
Thanks for the info.