Posted on May 25, 2014 at 9:04 AM
Which Windows OS to use for your server – Windows 2008 R2
As we saw earlier about Windows Server in previous article. It is time to understand new era technology and windows product.
Microsoft introduced an operating environment named Windows on November 20, 1985 as a graphical operating system shell for MS-DOS in response to the growing interest in graphical user interfaces (GUIs).
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2008 R2 is a server operating system produced by Microsoft. It was launched on October 22, 2009. It is built on Windows NT 6.1, the same kernel used with the client-oriented Windows 7. It is the first 64-bit-only operating system released from Microsoft. Version enhancements include new functionality for Active Directory, new virtualization and management features, version 7.5 of Microsoft IIS Web Server and support for up to 256 logical processors. There are seven editions: Foundation, Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, Web, HPC Server, Itanium and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 (Essentials Edition).