SCVMM Dynamic Memory: Do we need it?

Among a lot of new things implemented with the recent SP release for Windows Server 2008 R2 were also 2 nice features for Hyper-V. Dynamic memory and Remote FX. This blog post I’ll discuss Dynamic Memory. Dynamic Memory solves a question a lot of customers (and admins) ask me when implementing an Hyper-V environment. How many Memory do I have to give my machines to make them run smoothly? With physical machines it’s rather easy to determine the amount of memory you need. You make an assessment when you buy the machine and order a certain amount of memory for the machine. If all goes well you will never have complaints about out of memory apps. To determine the amount of memory you look into the role of the server and the software manufacturer hardware requirements. You add some more just to be safe and you’re done. BUT if the server is not using all it’s memory it’s just a waste of memory, money,… You’ll never...
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