Help understanding VM's in 2016 Datacenter

ssnyderu2ssnyderu2 Member Posts: 475 ■■■□□□□□□□
edited January 2019 in MCSA 2016 / MCSE 2016
This is what I see online:  Unlimited virtual machines and Hyper-V Container

Does this mean that on my server ( 24 cores - 64 GB RAM) that I can install Windows Server 2016 Datacenter on that PC, Activate the Hyper-V server role and run all the Server 2016 VM's I want? Without buying a bunch of licence keys?

Update: Its 12 cores, 24 threads. 2x 6 core Xeons with Hyperthreading. 

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  • PCTechLincPCTechLinc Senior Member King City, CAMember Posts: 646 ■■■■■■□□□□
    Datacenter version supports all the VMs under the required license of the host machine, which is still one license per two cores.  So if you have a 24-core system, you will need 12 licenses.
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