Operating system of Microsoft Windows server line, successor to Windows Server 2003,
based on Windows NT 6.X. Windows Server 2008 R2 is another release
of 2008. Windows Server 2008 is based on 64-bit technology, it fairly obvious
advantage in system performance and management
Prior to this, companies gaining importance attached to information, which come with
increasing pressure of server consolidation, so applying virtualization technology
has become the trend. Tested in their view, they thought Windows Server 2008 is
based on 64 - bit virtualization technology, A good reference technical means for
server consolidation in the future. Windows Server virtualization (hyper-V). Windows
Server virtualization (hyper-V) enables organizations to maximize hardware
utilization, merge workload, reduce management costs, to merge the server, and
thereby reduce the cost of server ownership.
In the performance of virtualized applications, Windows Server 2008 is fully
comparable or beyond to other mainstream virtualization system; and in terms of cost
and price/performance, Windows Server 2008 is an overwhelming
By Using Windows Server 2008, IT professionals can better control your servers and
network infrastructure, which enables you to focus on dealing with critical business
needs. Enhanced scripting and task automation features ( for example,
WindowsPowerShell ) help IT professionals automat start common IT tasks. Based on
role through Server Manager Installation and administration simplify the task of
managing and securing multiple server roles in an enterprise.
Server Configuration and System Information are from the New Server Manager console
that a central location to manage. ITs can install roles and features on you need, a
number of time-consuming tasks on System Deployment Wizard will automatically
complete by the guide. Enhanced System Management Tools ( for example, performance
and reliability monitor ) provides information about the system, and sent alarms to
IT staff before potential problems occur.
In Windows Server 2008, all of the power management settings have been enabled by
group policy, which provides potential cost savings. Control power settings through
Group Policy provides a tremendous save on company money. For example, you can
modify Group Policy settings on specific power, or create a custom power plan by
using Group Policy.