Windows – Are there any limitations of Hyper-V inside Windows 8 client compared to Windows Server 2012

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As the title says – are there any limitations (hardware, software or licensing) of Hyper-V as found in Windows 8 client OS compared to this feature in Windows Server 2012?

Best Answer

According to this TechNet article (April, 2012) the following is missing from Client Hyper-V (with respect to Server 8):

  • Remote FX ability to virtualize GPUs
  • live migration of VMs
  • Hyper-V Replica
  • SR-IOV networking
  • virtual Fibre Channel