Core Processors in Ubuntu?
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I’ve got a couple of questions about the Ubuntu installation on VirtualBox. How does adding more core processors to Ubuntu affect its performance and capabilities? Is it okay if you assign all of the core processors on your computer to Ubuntu in VirtualBox? What’s the difference in Ubuntu if you assign 1, 2, 4, or even 8 core processors to the machine?
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(11-22-2020, 06:26 PM)IngloRex Wrote: I’ve got a couple of questions about the Ubuntu installation on VirtualBox. How does adding more core processors to Ubuntu affect its performance and capabilities? Is it okay if you assign all of the core processors on your computer to Ubuntu in VirtualBox? What’s the difference in Ubuntu if you assign 1, 2, 4, or even 8 core processors to the machine?

Virtualbox uses Symmetric Multiprocessing (SMP) according to virtual box manual: https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch03.h...-processor
You can dig through more if you are interested in knowing how that works.

If you are just interested in stats you can see benchmarks here:
https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions...ber-of-phy
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Fundamentally it's a measure, or rule if you like that tells VirtualBox how much resources it is allowed to use. In essence it puts a cap on the amount of processing power the guest machine is allowed to take from the host machine. Since your host computer actually needs to compute as well, it's a good thing,
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