(verina)Chapter 1 - Intro to Server-Final

(verina)Chapter 1 - Intro to Server-Final - verina note

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Hands-On Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Chapter 1 Introduction to Windows Server 2008
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2 Objectives Identify the key features of each Windows Server 2008 edition Understand client systems that can be used with Windows Server 2008 Identify important general features of Windows Server 2008
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3 Windows Server 2008 Platforms The Windows Server 2008 platforms are as follows: Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition w/o Hyper-V Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition w/o Hyper-V Windows Web Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Edition Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Edition w/o Hyper-V Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
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4 Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition Most basic server version other versions based on it Designed to meet the everyday needs of small to large businesses Provides: file and print services secure Internet connectivity centralized management of network resources Supports multiprocessor computers and multiprocessor clients
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5 Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition (continued) Symmetric multiprocessor (SMP) computer A multiprocessor computer Hyper-V Enables Windows Server 2008 to offer a virtualization environment Run different operating systems at the same time Only runs on x64 computers Max RAM: 4 GB (x86), 32 GB (x64).
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6 Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition Designed to meet the everyday needs of networks with applications and Web services Requiring high-end servers and a high level of productivity Intended for midsized and large organizations that want the option to continue scaling their server operations upward Can handle SMP computers Enables clustering
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7 Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition (continued) Clustering linking >= 2 discrete computer systems so they appear to function as one Advantages Increases computer speed complete server tasks faster • Provides more computing power for handling resource-hungry applications increases access to server resources provides fail-safe services Max cluster size = 16 computers
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9 Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition (continued) Hot-add memory Add RAM without shutting down computer or operating system Fault tolerant memory sync Enables memory to resynchronize after transient memory problems Pro: no interruption to current computing activities Errors 100x more common than failures Max RAM: 64 GB (x86), 2 TB (x64)
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10 Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition (continued) Microsoft Metadirectory Services Problem: Networks can have many different OS – and directory services Solution: MS Metadirectory. Facilitate multiple directory services
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(verina)Chapter 1 - Intro to Server-Final - verina note

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