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Virtualization of Hosting services with Windows Server 2008 R2

Friday, December 4, 2009 By: Gabriel
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Even Web Hosting services can be virtualized. Now, for this, there are Windows Server 2008 R2 solution. This is the latest operating system for servers, developed by Microsoft. In this paper we will present briefly explains the new features of Windows Server 2008 R2 along with other Microsoft technologies that enable companies compiling a virtualization strategy. Using the benefits and capabilities of the new server operating system will be created virtualization strategies that are more easily planned, implemented and administered than in any other version of Windows Server. Windows Server 2008 R2 was built on the foundation of Windows Server 2008 which already provide increased security, reliability and performance. To all this, R2 adds improved connectivity and control, both local and remote, all the resources of an organization. In other words, a company can benefit with the help of Windows Server 2008 to reduce costs and increase efficiency in management and control of resources from the company. Chronologically speaking, Windows Server 2008 R2 was released on October 22, 2009 and is the precursor of Windows Server 2008, released on February 27, 2008. In terms of technology, Windows Server 2008 R2 is the first operating system released by Microsoft to support only 64-bit processors. The operating system has improvements in the Active Directory, new options for virtualization and management, a new version of Internet Information Services (IIS 7.5) and support for 256 physical processors. Practical technology present in Windows Server 2008 R2 which received new features can be divided into technologies for virtualization, management, web, scalability and integration with Windows 7.

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