Get to know Windows Server 2008 with these TechRepublic downloads by Scott Fulton.
Get to know two of the most important new features in Windows Server 2008: The self-healing NTFS file system and parallel session creation
Finally, Microsoft demonstrates its recognition of the proper role of a server operating system via a myriad of architectural changes in Microsoft Server 2008. Learn about two of the changes that may have the greatest impact on enterprises: the self-healing NTFS file system and parallel session creation.
Typically, a server OS delivers multiple applications serving a variable number of customers, whose business of management requires communication with any number of other servers. Allocating power to application-serving resources up to now has been a matter of finding or building the right processor box for the job. With Virtualization in Windows Server 2008, all that changes. Scott Fulton explains how.
Explore Address Space Load Randomization and Windows Hardware Error Architecture in Windows Server 2008
Study the concept of Address Space Load Randomization (ASLR) and how this works in Windows Server 2008. This download also covers Windows Hardware Error Architecture (WHEA), a standard protocol whereby attached hardware registers problems with the operating system, sending an alert which eventually makes its way to the server admin.
Scott Fulton continues his technical survey of the ten most important changes to Windows Server 2008 by discussing a group of three services that demonstrate the evolutionary principle applied to software: clean service shutdown, Kernel Transaction Manager, and Server Message Block Version 2.