Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Performance Analysis: How You Can Get the Most out of Hyper-V
Even though we haven't published performance data for Hyper-V R2, we have done some internal testing and seen that Hyper-V R2 performs really well compared to Hyper-V R1. It performs well enough that our Microsoft SharePoint Server, SQL Server, and Exchange Server teams will recommend that Hyper-V R2 is the best place to run these applications. See some of the performance data and how it stacks up. Learn how to properly identify resource bottlenecks in your Hyper-V solution, how to avoid common Hyper-V performance pitfalls, and best practices for performant solutions.