Our Windows Hyper-V host is aging and would like to replace it with a suitable VMM capable Synology NAS. I’m looking at the DS3018XS expanded to 32Gb. I need to run 1 x Windows Server 2016, 1 x Windows Server 2012 and possibly 2 more Windows 10 PC’s (VM’s).
Am I crazy or is it doable on a Synology platform?
Yes, DS3018XS will do the job. I would choose DS3617XS for 4 virtual machines, but if you need only limited resources then Pentium will do it. If you think you will have this number of virtual machines growing you may even consider Synology rack solution. Also, 10GbE network would be recommended to have and possibly SSD cache.
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