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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Resource utilization improvements

As for the resource utilization side, the process count, as shown in Figure 6, Nano Server had 21 versus Server Core that had 26; there has not been too much work done in this area. The boot I/O is a good change here where Nano Server has 108 MB versus Server Core's 306 MB, so 198 MB less of things loading during the boot process and I/O on the disk, that helps speed-up the boot time. Considering the kernel memory in use, Nano Server had 61 MB versus Server Core that had 139 MB, so more resources are available for other things running on your servers:

Figure 6: Nano Server resource utilization improvements ...

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