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Subject: Re: WINDOWS 2008 62 bit Server with Win XP Date: Thu Jan 31 2019 07:12 pm
From: GREG YOUNGBLOOD To: All

Date: Mon, 05 Nov 2012 03:55:13 -0400
From: GREG YOUNGBLOOD
To: MICHAEL PURDY
Subject: Re: WINDOWS 2008 62 bit Server with Win XP
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Morning Mike

Right now it is on a single core xeon e server IBM but I will be moving it
to a Dell Quad core poweredge server with 16 gigs of ram so I should be 
good to go there.

The last thing I did last night was move the VM to another nic card so I 
will be testing that today and tomorrow. 

Thanks for the tips though, I fell a little better knowing I'm going in 
the right direction.

Greg

-> You can run VB on a single core with 4G Memory but put simply that 
isn't the target platform

-> The assumption is that you will be running on a server (not desktop) 
with
-> max RAM and at least a Quad Core+.  A dual core will work but you 
would be
-> limited to a very small number of Virtual Machines even in headless 
mode.

-> You also want to make sure your Host OS is using a physically separate
-> Network Interface Card to the Virtual Machines.  When you start 
sharing the
-> host NIC with the VM's it slows things down and potentially causes odd
-> Windows TCP Stack problems.

-> When you have the server hardware in place you can then fine tune the
-> Settings for each of your VM's to reduce overhead and lag.

-> I suggest you experiment as much as possible before moving everything 
to a
-> production environment.

-> Mike
 
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