Answer is A because of NUMA and vNUMA. There is an entire book dedicated to virtualizing SQL server plus untold number of blogs and articles about why this is a preferred, default configuration unless you have specific overriding design requirements.
Could you share some resources about this topic.? Thank you
I came across various NUMA and vNUMA articles which suggested the less number of sockets and more number of cores for improving performance. May I know the reason you said more number of socket and less number of cores. I am asking you this because the earlier engineer at my organization had kept 8 sockets X 1 core per socket configuration.
Please let me know if you have any information on it
As i read in many articles their sugget or best practice for optimize Numa is use less sockects and just increase cpu cores and next step if you want increase the cpu socket just select according your physical socket for instance if our server has 4 socket select 4 socket and not select more thatn 4
I came across various NUMA and vNUMA articles which suggested the less number of sockets and more number of cores for improving performance.
Can you provide a link to this evidence? Because, in most cases, that is not true. Also, you say you weren't able to find anything. You must not have searched well enough: