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Learning Hyper-V by Vinícius R. Apolinário

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Microsoft Hyper-V Server

Hyper-V Server was released as an option for admins to run their VMs on a robust virtualization platform, with all the available features at absolutely no cost. Licensing will be covered in the next chapter, but imagine the following scenario:

You are running Linux VMs on a Hyper-V Host. If you use Windows Server (GUI, Server Core or MiniShell), you must license your OS for the host, because Windows Server will always require a license. If you use Hyper-V Server, you can run without a Windows Server License. In this case, you can have all Hyper-V features and run as many VMs as your hardware is able to run (Microsoft supports 1024 VMs per host) at absolutely no cost.

Additionally, you can use the Hyper-V Server for any supported ...

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