Application platform

Windows Server 2016 comes with multiple options for deploying and hosting applications. It provides the following:

  • Windows Server 2016
  • Nano Server
  • Windows and Docker Containers
  • Hyper-V Containers
  • Nested virtual machines

Windows Server as a hosting platform

Windows Server 2016 can be used for hosting applications and consuming server functionalities. It provides the services necessary to make applications secure, scalable, and highly available. It also provides services like virtualization, directory services, certificate services, web server, databases that help in building enterprise scale applications and services.

Nano servers

Windows Server provides a new option to host applications and services called Nano servers. This is a new ...

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