Over on the Windows Server Blog Jeff Woolsey just posted some new information on the hardware scalability enhancements in Windows Server 2016, here’s a table that highlights these improvements.
|Windows Server 2012/2012 R2
Standard & Datacenter
|Windows Server 2016 Standard & Datacenter|
|Physical (Host) Memory Support||Up to 4 TB per physical server||Up to 24 TB per physical server (6x)|
|Physical (Host) Logical Processor Support||Up to 320 LPs||Up to 512 LPs|
|Virtual Machine Memory Support||Up to 1 TB per VM||Up to 16 TB per VM (16x)|
|Virtual Machine Virtual Processor Support||Up to 64 VPs per VM||Up to 240 VPs per VM (3.75x)
Now I need to go out to our local server partners to see who can loan me a server that pushes these boundaries so that I can share some great screenshots in TaskMan and PerfMon.