Oracle Database 10g Performance on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Virtual Machine
Source: Performance Tuning
Microsoft's current server operating system offering, Windows Server 2008, includes its first enterprise worthy virtualization product bundled with the 64?]bit version of the OS. Hyper?]V, which is a $28 option and is included as a role in the operating system, is the next generation hypervisor?]based virtualization technology. It allows to make the best use of the hardware investments by consolidating multiple server roles as several separate virtual machines running on a single physical machine. Hyper?]V will efficiently support multiple operating systems - Windows, Linux and others - in parallel on a single physical server to fully leverage the power of 64?]bit computing.