Interesting read: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=0a45d921-3b48-44e4-b42b-19704a2b81b0
This whitepaper defines the supported topologies and provides best practice recommendations for running Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and SQL Server 2008 in a Windows Hyper-V environment or other hypervisor technologies.
Office Communications Server 2007 R2 can be deployed onto Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, or onto any virtualization solution that is a certified partner through the Server Virtualization Validation Program (SVVP) certified partners for the following workloads:
- IM (including conferencing, remote access, federation, and Public IM Connectivity)
- Group Chat
- Identifies which server roles are supported in a virtualized environment
- Provides guidance for scaling users and workloads in a virtualized environment
This document describes the results of a series of configurations that were run in a Hyper-V environment to validate that Office Communications Server on Hyper-V provides stable performance and scalability for production use.