Graphics virtualization in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V

When Microsoft started developing graphics virtualization for Windows Server 2016, they looked into the target users and scenarios that could benefit from this technology.

Those users are divided into three categories, as follows:

  • Power users
  • Professional users
  • Knowledge workers

For Power Users who required full Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) resource utilization for highly intensive applications such as oil and gas, those applications rely on high-end computing power, which requires a dedicated GPU per user. Here you can find High Performance Computing (HPC), where you really want to leverage that GPU as a single or double precision co-processor, typically for those workloads for which you want ...

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