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What is the highest number of virtual machines you've seen sharing one physical host?

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
  • oiyoooo
    21, The pirate bay VMs
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  • Michael Larsen
    It's dwarfed now, but about five years ago, i was running 16 VMs on a single 8 core server.
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  • awasthisomesh1
    18
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  • awasthisomesh1
    16 VMs  was running on a single share physical host...
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  • JeroenTheBoss
    I have seen several hundreds, probably > 1000, virtual Linux servers on an IBM zSeries Mainframe....
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  • Nikhil1996Sharma
    VM virtual box is now popular
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  • priyankv
    25, though it depends on your system memory, and even the os image , like if you make vms of windows than you require large amount of space for that. 
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  • sudkrt
    Which Hyper-visor uses Liquid File System

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