Monday, February 20, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google, Bing Agree to Help U.K. Fight Pirate Sites
Researchers Create Printed ICs that Can Stretch
SK Telecom to Unveil Live Streaming Platform for 360 VR at MWC 2017
Samsung Develops 5G Mobile Communication Chip
LG Display Confirms LCD Supply Deal With Rival Samsung
LG's G6 Smartphone To Feature A Wide-angle Dual Camera
New Samsung Galaxy Tab S Series To Include Windows Version
Researchers Introduce New Wireless Charging Technology
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Windows...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, March 01, 2012
Windows Server 8 Beta Available For Download


Hot on the heels of the public preview of Windows 8, Microsoft has released a beta version of its Windows Server 8 operating system.

The beta of Windows Server "8" is now available to download.

Introduced in September as a preview, the cloud-optimized OS features an updated Hyper-V engine, improved disaster recovery options, multi-machine management, and more.

For example, with Hyper-V Network Virtualization users can create virtual networks so different business units, or even multiple customers, can share network infrastructure. Users will be able to move virtual machines and servers around without losing their network assignments.

In Windows Server "8" Microsoft is delivering high availability and disaster recovery through software technology on much more cost effective hardware. For example, with File Server Transparent Failover users can now more perform hardware or software maintenance of nodes in a File Server cluster by moving file shares between nodes with little interruption to server applications that are storing data on those file shares.

Microsoft is also delivering new capabilities for multi-machine management and automation. Users will want to explore the new improvements to Server Manager, as well as the new Windows PowerShell. With 2,300 commandlets provided out of the box, Windows PowerShell allows users to automate everything they can do manually with the user interface. And, with technologies like Intellisense, Microsoft has made it very easy to master all of that power.

Additionally, Windows Server "8" provides a server application platform that enables users to develop and host the most demanding of application workloads. For example, with .NET Framework 4.5 users can take advantage of new asynch language and library support to build server and web applications that scale far beyond what other platforms provide. The new IIS 8 web server provides better security isolation and resource sand-boxing between applications, native support for web sockets, and the ability to host significantly more sites on a server.

This is just a brief taste of the hundreds of features and capabilities found in the beta. More information is provided by Microsoft in this blog.


Previous
Next
Canon Announces The EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR Camera        All News        Intel Details Upcoming Ivy Bridge Processor LineUp
Rambus Loses Patent Case At ITC     General Computing News      Microsoft and Samsung Cooperate on Cloud Implementation

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft's Outlook.com Premium Emal Service Now Available
Microsoft To Give A Face Lifting To Windows 10 With 'Project NEON'
Microsoft Edge Will Soon Get New Features
Microsoft's Windows 10 Cloud Release Said To Run Universal Apps from The Windows Store
Cloud Services Boost Microsoft's Sales And Profit
Microsoft Announces Intune for Education And New Windows 10 PCs for School
Microsoft, NXP Semiconductors, IAV and Auto Mobility Partners showcase Technologies For Safe And Personalized Automated Friving at CES 2017
Microsoft Partners with TomTom Mapping Company On Azure
Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 for Qualcomm Chips, "Project Evo" PCs For Mixed Reality And Gaming
European Commission Approves Acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft, Subject to Conditions
Microsoft Is Careful With New Chatbot Zo, Now Available For Testing
Microsoft Offers Grants to Organizations Working to Improve Affordable Internet Access

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .