I’ve had a lot of interest in Hyper-V from customers and quite a few questions too. One of the most common being, “Who is using it in a production environment?”. Up until now I didn't have an answer. … but now I do.
Microsoft are now running the MSDN and TechNet sites on Hyper-V. So, putting that in context, that’s over 4 million hits a day (1 million for TechNet and 3 million for MSDN). This implementation also puts in context what sort of work loads Hyper-V can support. Granted there was a performance overhead for running in a virtual environment when compared with the loads the physical boxes could handle but that’s part of parcel of virtualisation.