1.5 Configuration Limits

This section contains the configuration maximums for the Oracle VM Paravirtual Drivers for Microsoft Windows. The limits presented in the following table represents tested and recommended limits.

Table 1.3 Oracle VM Paravirtual Drivers for Microsoft Windows configuration maximums

Item

Maximum

Virtual CPUs

32

Virtual RAM on 32-bit guests

64 GB

Virtual RAM on 64-bit guests

256 GB

Virtual disks

40

The number of virtual disks includes the number of virtual NICs. See Note.

Virtual NICs

8

The number of virtual NICs are included in the number of virtual disks. See Note.


Note

The number of virtual disks includes the number of virtual NICs. If there are eight virtual NICs, only 32 virtual disks are supported. Virtual disks are assigned a higher priority than virtual NICs. If a virtual machine is configured with eight virtual NICs, and 35 virtual disks, then 35 disks are created, and five VNICs.