Resource Utilization


New Member
Oct 10, 2019
Disk - 1tb
RAM - 24GB
CPU - 4

Servers - 5 with allocated RAM

Ubuntu (a) = RAM 2GB (Running)
Ubuntu (b) = RAM 2GB (Running)
Ubuntu (c) = RAM 4GB (Running)
Windows (d) = RAM 8GB (Running)
Ubuntu (e) = RAM 2GB (Running)

Total RAM = 24GB
Usage RAM = 18GB
Balance = 6GB

My Proxmox virtual environment is running 5 Virtual machines with different allocation and I need to know that I want to add a new server to my pve with 8GB RAM so I just shutdown my Windows (d) = RAM 8GB and , expect to install a new server . Could I use Shutdown server's RAM ?
What do you mean by that?

In general, you can run as many VMs as your virtual memory allows, so in theory, you could also run an additional 8 GB machine, but you will have swapping.
I need to run a new vm with 8GB RAM and I'm already running a vm with 8GB too , lets say
A= (new vm expect to install) ,
B= ( already running vm with 8GB)
so if I shutdown (B) without deleting , can I use (B)'s RAM on new vm (A) if I created with 16 GB ,
will it grab (B) 's RAM to (A) without issues ? did you get my question !
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