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Windows Server 2008 comprises of a series of operating systems created to offer server-oriented services that include user management, communications, web hosting, remote access, application management as well as data storage. This package is targeted at delivering these services to small and medium-sized businesses.
Basically, the user interface of this feature-packed server looks like that of Windows Server 2003. However, it offers more security, stability and networking features than the previous edition.
It is worthwhile to note that Windows Server 2008 has various versions which include:
- Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition
This is the default and most common version of Windows Server 2008. It supports print servers, domain controllers, media servers, file servers, and other features. For the majority of small and mid-sized businesses, this version is enough to serve them effectively.
- Windows Web Server 2008
This web front-end server edition of the Windows Server 2008 is for handling the application server that is in charge of web service needs. This edition can be effectively used for hosting application development systems. Also, users can integrate it into a more complex web service system that is scalable to several load-balanced platforms. It manages web services such as Internet Information Services (IIS), Telnet, Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) and lots more.
- Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition
If you are in charge of a server system with Active Directory Federation Services, large memory capabilities, and processing, the Enterprise Edition of the Windows Server 2008 is your best bet. This edition works seamlessly with SQL 2008, Exchange 2007 and several other similar applications. The Enterprise Edition is also great at managing innumerable users on one server.
- Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Edition
This edition is the high-end version of this group of operating systems. It is basically designed to serve large-scale businesses that need high uptime levels. It offers specialized scale-up server technology that allows a large centralized data warehouse to be fully supported whether it is available on one or a few servers. Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Edition enables the scale-up and scale-out of the server applications of any organization.
Other editions of the Windows Server 2008 include Windows HPC Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems, Windows Storage Server 2008, Windows Essential Business Server 2008, and Windows Small Business Server 2008.
Key features of Windows Server 2008
- PowerShell new command line
- A user interface that is similar to that of Windows Server 2003
- Encryption of the hard disk with Bitlocker
- Desktop Experience
- SMB 2.0 that speeds up the rate of accessing printer and files
- Remote Server Administration Tools
- Wireless LAN Services
- Services for NFS
- Administration Kit for Connection Manager
- Windows System Resource Manager
- Windows Process Activation Service
- Attributes of Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0
- Telnet Client
- Message Queuing
- Group Policy Management
- Internet Storage Name Server
- Backup for Windows Server
- Internet Information Services
- Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
- Peer Name Resolution Protocol
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