I'm trying to understand the feasibility of running CPU-bound scientific programs in a VMware virtual machine, specifically a Linux guest in a Windows host. What sort of performance overhead should I expect? I.e. should CPU-intensive programs take 10% longer to run in the virtual machine? 20%?
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