Hyper-V and VMware Dynamic Memory optimization technique

Memory optimization is the most important feature of virtualization, especially for cloud computing and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) implementation where PCs are replaced by virtual machines running in the data center. This brings the necessity of using hardware resources more efficiently and host more VM’s.

Memory optimization is handled in a different method in each hypervisor. For example, Hyper-V uses a hot-add and ballooning technique and guest operating system is fully aware of memory amounts; while VMware uses over commitment technique.

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