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Is MS Server 2012 Core the same or different than Server 2012 Hyper-V?

Hello, this may seem like a daft question (and it maybe), but is Microsoft Server 2012 Core the same or a different product than Microsoft Server 2012 Hyper-V?  Just curious really.  IE, if different, can Core also be used as a Hyper-V Host OS?

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Here are the requirements for Hyper-V from TechNet

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/cc731898.aspx

Your server needs to be 64-bit and have Intel VT hardware assisted virtualization.

If your server is 64-bit, it will probably work.
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Thanks for the feedback, I am already running some Server 2012 Hyper-V hosts with resident VMs.  Its more of a product differentiation or I guess Microsoft marketing question.  IE, Server 2012 Hyper-V looks a lot like Server 2012 Core, IE no GUI.  So, I am just wondering if technically speaking, its the same OS, or if they are slightly different product lines.
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Perfect, and thanks, this is what I was after.  Ignore my follow up post, it was posted within two minutes of yours, so I did not see your post before I placed mine.

Thank you.
If you are already running Hyper-V then I think you are really looking at very similar things. Microsoft differentiates stuff to save money for some people.