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Old February 25, 2011, 02:13 PM
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Virtualization will only be an option to those with eight or fewer logical cores. There are options that offer more than eight thread functionality (VirtualBox comes to mind), but none of these have the symmetrical multiprocessing that VMware has, rendering them not well suited to fah. 3.0charlie can tell you all about his fun search for 16-threaded SMP virtualization. Mind you, it's been a while since I tried SMP on the other virtualization products out there, so they may have improved their SMP capabilities since then. Doubtful though. With more than eight threads, you go bare metal - be it Windows or Linux.
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