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Mastering Windows Server 2016 by Jordan Krause

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Summary

I have to be honest with you, writing this chapter has been exactly the kick in the pants that I needed to start thinking about shrinking my own servers. I am in the same boat as many of you. I know what Server Core is and have played around with it, but have never taken the steps to really use it in the production environment that I support. The new Nano Server will absolutely start to find a place in this environment, but might take a little bit longer to really become mainstream because of its limited capabilities at the present time. Rehashing all of the advantages that Server Core itself has, really changed my perspective, and made me a believer about it making sense to be the default option when installing new servers. The core and ...

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