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I was looking at upgrading a client from vSphere 4 (essentials) to vSphere 6 this week. And when looking at the processors, I knew what sockets and cores were, but logical processors?
The answer was directly below, but essentially;
A: Processor Sockets: The Physical amount of CPUs on the motherboard.
B: Cores Per Socket: For a dual core processor this would be 2, triple core=3, quad core = 4, hex core = 6, octa core=8, deca core=12, etc.
C: Logical Processors: This is the amount of sockets, multiplied by the cores, and if Hyperthreading is enabled on the processors (see above), then that figure is doubled.
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