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Jan 15

Major Key Features of Windows Server 2012

Major Key Features of Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012 is Microsoft’s most important Server Operating system release since Windows 2000. It is the fifth version of Windows Server OS which was released on August 2012 but made available to purchase from September 4 of the same year.

It has four editions to choose from- Foundation, Essentials, Standard and Datacentre. Each edition has limited functionality and datacentre being the most expensive one these servers are designed to handle corporate networking, internet hosting, databases, and enterprise-scale messaging more effectively.

Below are the few features and improvements in Windows Server 2012.

  • Hyper V

Win Server 2012 is packed with new features and most radical improvement in Hyper-V virtualization. With the updated version of this server, Hyper-V supports up to 64 processors and 1 TB of RAM per virtual machine. It can also host up to 320 logical hardware processors and 4 Tb of RAM per host. This is a major improvement in virtualisation since their last release of Hyper-V in previous windows Server. It is also capable of providing a competitive solution that can support both private or public clouds.

  • IP address management role

Another remarkable improvement in windows Sever 2012 is the implementation of IP address management role. Managing networking facility has become less complex. This tool provides a new internal framework for locating and managing the IP address on a corporate network. A network or system administrator can set automatic discovery of IP address and can focus on management, monitoring and auditing of networks. Besides, you can also manage and monitor servers running DNS and DHCP.

  • Windows PowerShell

Windows PowerShell is a command-line and scripting tool designed to manage servers. Hundreds of new command line were added to Windows Server 2012 to provide a faster and stable way to administer the server. With earlier release of PowerShell in previous server versions, the support was limited.

  • Storage

This feature in Windows Server 2012 manages the disk spaces efficiently and helps to eliminate the need for occupying unnecessary disk space. This feature groups different physical disks together and divides them into different spaces. A local administrator can add any type of physical storage and at any time. The new space will be instantly available for use. It can also be configured to mirror, raid redundancy and more.

  • Data Deduplication

This notable feature in Windows Server 2012 helps data compression and eliminates any duplicate copies of repeating data in the server. It removes all the duplicate yet identical files and applications from your hard drives then records the redundant data in a separate location to serve as a template for other machines.

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