How many vCPU make a CORE and how many cores make a CPU in Azure ?

Rohit 1 Reputation point


Is vCPU big or Core bigger than vCPU ? If I have to choose an VM instance based on no. of cores or no. of vCPU, then how much of computing power do I get?
I couldnt find a suitable document anywhere in Microsoft portal to explain about this comparision.

Any help with explanation on below will be very much appreciated.

  1. Is vCPU bigger then CORE ?
  2. How Many vCPUs make a CORE ?
  3. Is 1 Core = Single core of a multicore CPU ?
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  1. Björn Östen 6 Reputation points

    General rule

    (Threads x Cores) x Physical CPU = Number vCPU