You need the following hardware and software to work with the companion content that is included with this book:
Use only a 64-bit computer that is running a 64-bit edition of Windows Server (see more about the operating system below). Other technical specifications include the following:
CPU. Dual-core 2.0-gigahertz (GHz) 4-way processor
RAM. 2 gigabytes (GB) of memory
Hard drive. 100-GB hard drive
Network adapter. 100 megabit-per-second (Mbps) network adapter
Use only the 64-bit edition of Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2, or Windows Server 2008. Supported editions include Standard, Enterprise, and Data Center versions of Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008. ...