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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Managing Nano Server with PowerShell DSC

As discussed in the previous section, most of the Windows PowerShell cmdlets that you are familiar with can establish a remote connectivity and manage a Nano Server instance.

The usage for Nano is different, depending on if it's virtualized or not. Nano as a VM is meant to be just an engine; it might live for 10 seconds or 10 days, it is just a part of a huge application platform (the purpose is to execute apps on servers). But when running Nano on a physical machine, it is basically a cloud infrastructure (Hyper-V, storage, clustering) and nothing else. Nano is double-edged with dual purpose.

Nano Server was designed for high density deployment. Imagine trying to manage 1,000 Nano Servers using GUI-based ...

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