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Patrick Goh
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I have a cluster of 3 esxi hosts, each host has 2 x 8-core CPU and 256GB RAM; datastore size 6TB.
Is it realistic to run a MS SQL server VM with 16 core, 128GB RAM, and 3TB disk space on this cluster?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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Yes, depends on the other free resources you have available.

and do you really require 16 sockets for your VM.
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