Hyper-V Discrete Device Assignment (DDA) was developed for attaching (passing through) video adapters into virtual machines. This feature exists on other hypervisors (for example VMDirectPath I/O passthrough on VMware ESXi) for a long time and it is used to virtualize applications that can leverage GPU hardware. Such applications are used for example for scientific calculations or for video encoding.
I tested DDA on network adapters. On Windows Server Technology Preview 5 I attached three …Read More