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Many Cores per Socket or Single-Core Socket Mystery | VirtualPharaohs

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/05/30



  1. It is for virtual NUMA, and it depends.
  2. It is only helpful if the host can do NUMA.
  3. It is only relevant when you allocate more than 8 effective cores for a VM.

When neither apply: just use “number of cores per socket” as “number of virtual sockets” might be limited in the guest operating system licensing.


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